Temporary Work Visa (subclass 400)

Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Visa (Subclass 400)

The Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa in Australia is for applicants who have highly specialised skills, knowledge, or experience which can’t be found in Australia. This visa can be granted for up to 6 months, but a request for a visa lasting more than 3 months will need to demonstrate a strong business case.

Criteria for the Temporary work visa Australia 482 include:

  1. Must have specialised skills, knowledge, or experience that can’t be found in Australia and be critical to assist Australian businesses.
  2. Requirements for the Australian business must be temporary and not ongoing.
  3. Employment should not be in the Australian entertainment industry. For Australian entertainment activity, the applicant must consider applying for the Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408) – Entertainment.

If you meet the criteria and have the necessary skills, knowledge, or experience, you may be eligible to apply for the temporary work visa Australia or the Temporary work visa Australia 482.


FAQs –

What is the validity of the Subclass 400 visa?

Normally, a visa is only granted for 3 months unless a strong business case is provided for a visa up to 6 months.