Temporary Work Visa Subclass 400/403

Australia Temporary Work Visa Subclass 400/403 allows an individual to work in Australia on the temporary basis.

  1. Temporary Work Subclass 403

Under the Temporary Work subclass 403 visa, you can come to Australia if your terms and conditions fall in one of the below-given streams:

  • Government Agreement stream

The applicants who are nationals of the countries that have bilateral agreement with Australia can apply under this stream. The applicant is free from place restrictions; he/she can be in or outside Australia at the time of filing the visa application and visa grant.

  • Foreign Government Agency Stream

Under this stream, the officials of International government can dwell freely in Australia for the short-term period. The officials should be residing in Australia without having official status by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The applicants who are appointed as a Foreign Language teacher in an Australian school by the International Government are also included in this stream.

  • Domestic Worker Stream

The applicant should be outside Australia while filing the visa application and even at the time of visa grant.  This stream permits you to give domestic aid to the Diplomatic (Temporary) visa Subclass 995.

  • Privileges and Immunities Stream

The individuals can apply under this stream for the Subclass 403 visa if they have privileges and immunities under the International Organization (Privileges and Immunities) Act or the Overseas Missions (Missions (privileges and Immunities) Act 1995. The applicant can be in and outside Australia at the time of submitting the visa application and at the time of visa file grant.

  • Seasonal Worker Program Stream

Under this stream, individuals can work as a seasonal laborer for designated industries in Australia. The applicant should be outside Australia at the time of filing the visa application and the time of visa grant. This stream belongs to particular countries and the applicant must have invitation from an approved activity sponsor in Australia to participate in this program.

Benefits of Temporary Work Visa

  1. You can travel in and outside Australia till the time your visa holds the validity.
  2. You can visit Australia on the temporary basis and do all the required work or activity mentioned in the visa application.

Eligibility criteria

To qualify for Temporary Work Visa Subclass 403, you have to meet the below-given requirements:

  1. You must have genuine reason to stay in Australia on temporary basis.
  2. You must have funds to support yourself.
  3. You have to meet the heath and character requirements.
  4. You have to meet all the requirements of the stream you are applying for.
  5. You should be free from all kind of outstanding debts to the Australian government.

2. Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa (subclass 400)

Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist ) visa (Subclass 400) belongs to the that category of individuals who wish to travel to Australia to do short-term activity, highly-specialized and non-going work. In most of the cases, the applicants are allowed to be the part of any activity ort work that has.

Processing time and Fee of Temporary Work Visa Subclass 400

Stream75 % of applications processed in90% of applications processed in
Subclass 40013 days21 days


The Cost of Subclass 400 visa is AUD 285 and you can stay in Australia for the span of three months. In some cases, it can extend up to six months.

 Benefits of Temporary Work Visa Subclass 400

  1. You get the privilege of staying in Australia till the time your visa is valid.
  2. You can stay for the three months there and in some cases, it can goes up to six months.
  3. You can sponsor your family members to accompany you, if they meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. You have to meet the health and character requirements.
  2. You should have no outstanding debts to the Australia government.
  3. You must have adequate funds to support yourself during your stay in Australia.

For availing more information about Australia Temporary Work Visa Subclass 400 and Subclass 403, call the official helpline +91-7042 184 185/ Email your queries on  info@makevisas.com.

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