COVID-19 Pandemic Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408)
Sep 13, 2020
by Department of Home Affairs
Stay: Up to 12 months
Processing times: Processing times are not available for this visa.
ABOUT THIS VISA
Be in Australia
You must be in Australia.
Have 28 days or less remaining on your current visa or your last substantive visa expired less than 28 days ago
You must have 28 days or less remaining on your current visa or your last substantive visa expired less than 28 days ago
Have evidence that you have ongoing work in a critical sector and that an Australian citizen or Permanent resident can't fill the position
Be able to support yourself and any dependants
You must have enough money to support yourself and any dependent family members who travel to Australia with you.
Meet the health requirement
You and any family members who apply for the visa with you must meet our health requirement.
This means you may need to undergo a health check.
Meet our character requirement
You and family members aged 16 years and over who apply for the visa with you must meet our character requirement.
We might also ask that other family members meet the requirement.
Have adequate health insurance
This means you may need to arrange health insurance for your stay in Australia if you haven’t already got it.
Be a genuine temporary entrant
Have paid back debt to the Australian Government
If you owe the Australian Government money, you must have paid it back or have a formal arrangement to pay it back.
Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused
You might not be eligible for this visa if you have had a visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia. Check if visa cancellation affects you.
Sign the Australian values statement
If you are 18 years of age or older, you must acknowledge the Australian Values Statement that confirms you will respect the Australian way of life and obey Australian laws when you apply for the visa.