A series of new temporary work visa subclasses were launched by Australian Immigration and have been made available from 19th November 2016.
The four new visas are listed as follows:
The new visas have been introduced to make the application process easy for a temporary work visa. The requirement of nomination & sponsorship for specific short stay activities is scrapped in order to reduce the red tapism for foreign workers, businesses and industry.
The applicants are facilitated to apply online for visa and single sponsorship, under a temporary activities sponsor, instead of the existing six sponsorships such as entertainment, long stay activity, professional development, special programme, super yacht crew and training & research.
The new visas are available for foreign nationals to apply from November 19th onwards, to enter Australia based on these new visa categories.
Subclass 400 Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Visa
This new visa allows the foreign workers aspiring to enter Australia on a temporary basis to:
Subclass 403 Temporary Work (International Relations) Visa
The eligible aspirants are allowed to enter Australia for a short-term under the following conditions:
Subclass 407 Training Visa
The aspirants seeking occupational training or seeking to participate in classroom-based professional development activities on a temporary basis, are eligible for a subclass 407 training visa.
Subclass 408 Temporary Activity Visa
This visa is designated for aspirants looking to enter Australia for a short-term and who conforms to any of the following conditions:
To obtain a temporary work visa to enter Australia, you can contact our visa experts for help.