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Temporary short-stay visas

There are several types of short stay visas that allow individuals to visit Australia temporarily for a specific purpose, such as tourism, visiting friends or family, business, or to participate in events or activities. These visas are also known as visitor visas.

One example of a short stay visa for Australia is the Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa (Subclass 400). This visa is for people who want to come to Australia to do short-term, highly specialized, non-ongoing work.

To apply for a Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa, individuals must meet certain eligibility criteria and may be required to provide evidence of their purpose for visit, their financial capacity to support themselves during their stay, and their plans for accommodation and return travel. This visa is typically valid for up to three months.

Other examples of short stay visas for Australia include:

• Tourist visa (Subclass 600): This visa is for people who want to visit Australia as a tourist, for example, to holiday, visit family and friends, or participate in leisure and recreational activities.

• Business visitor visa (Subclass 600): This visa is for people who want to visit Australia for business purposes, such as attending conferences, negotiating business deals, or conducting business research.

• Sponsored family visitor visa (Subclass 679): This visa is for people who have a family member in Australia who can sponsor them to visit for a holiday or to spend time with their family.

Overall, the purpose of short stay visas to Australia is to allow individuals to visit the country temporarily for a specific purpose, while also ensuring that Australia's border security is maintained.

You can obtain further information about the above process by contacting one of our Registered Migration Agents today.

Disclaimer: The information provided herein is of a general nature only and does not constitute immigration advice. For more detailed and case-specific information or advice, please contact SCA Connect.

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