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Temporary Activity Visa

Subclass 408

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Temporary Activity Visa Subclass 408

How this visa works

This visa is for people who are required to be in Australia for a short-term temporary basis. They need to:

  • have the skills to undertake the activity to be carried out in Australia
  • be supported or sponsored
  • meet additional requirements of the relevant stream

 

Who Is Eligible For This Visa?

This visa is for people who want to come to Australia on a temporary basis to:

  • Attend a conference as an invited participant
  • Work in the entertainment industry
  • Participate in a non-ongoing cultural or social activity at the invitation of an Australian organisation
  • Observe or participate as an academic in a research project
  • Undertake fulltime religious work
  • Participate in a special program to enhance international relations and cultural exchange
  • Participate in sports at a high level (including training)
  • Work in a skilled position under a staff exchange arrangement
  • Participate in an Australian Government-endorsed event
  • Work as a superyacht crew member
  • Undertake fulltime domestic work in the household of certain senior foreign executives.

One of the most commonly used 408 visas is for people coming to Australia for entertainment purposes. Part of this visa requires liaison with a relevant trade union.

Business sponsorship visas are complex. Contact our team of experienced and registered migration experts to help you.


Work visas are complex. Please contact our team of experienced registered migration experts for immediate advice and assistance.


Frequently asked questions

  • Where can I see my current visa status?

    As a visa holder, you can use VEVO to check your current visa details and conditions.

  • Resident Return Visas – What are my Options?

    Living in Australia for at least two years (can be accumulative) in the last 5 years prior to lodging your visa you will automatically be granted a new 5 -year Permanent Residence Visa.

    If you have spent less than 2 years in Australia, then you may be eligible for a one-year RRV. You would need to present ties you have to Australia such as employment, investment, family or business ties.

    Speak to us how best to present your RRV application and what to do in the lag time between lodgement and assessment.

Client Story

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MAREN BEATTIE

Maren Beattie arrived in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa in 2007. She and Matt had been pen-pals before she arrived.

Our relationship developed and we got married in Jan 2008. I applied for a spouse visa with my husband Matthew Beattie. I received my Permanent Visa in 2010.

Starting off in Australia in 2007 with a Working Holiday Visa, subclass 417. Shortly after meeting my husband, Matthew Beattie, we decided to get married. We were introduced and recommended by Matthew’s friend to contact with AustraliaMigrate for assistance in the spouse visa application.

Why AustraliaMigrate?

“AustraliaMigrate Pty Ltd has been helping people around the world successfully apply for Australian visas for over 20 years.
Our professional specialists are highly experienced in the migration environment.”

We guide individuals and businesses through the complex migration process to Australia. With long years of industry experience, our immigration specialists have built a reputation of providing accessible, accurate and genuine advice to our esteemed clients.

Our specialists assist in preparing and reviewing your documents and forms before submitting for successful approval. We strive to make the whole immigration process hassle-free for you.

We have a very high success rate of visa approval and a solid reputation resulting in a large amount of repeat business. We provide immigration services to individuals, families and companies, whether they are small or public companies and in any industry.

Immigration is the only thing we do so we are highly specialized in it.

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What our clients have to say about us

B. SISSING

Thank you Ian. Fabulous news. Thanks to you and your team’s effort and work. Great service.

C. DAVIES

Thank you SO so much for all of your patience and work on this. Still hasn’t sunk in yet that I’m actually free! Once again, massive thanks to both you and Mariola!!

CAMILA & CHRISTIAN

Thanks so much for this excellent news. I’m impressed how fast and smooth it all went, which is a result of excellence in services. Thanks so much for all the attention.

M. MOBIN

Thank you Ian ,I highly appreciate your kind efforts. Its a big day for me and my family and you make it possible. May you live long with health, wealth and peace.

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