Temporary Work (Short Stay)

Overview

Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) (Subclass 400)

This visa allows for the temporary entry of people intending to:

  • Undertake short-term, non-ongoing highly specialised work
  • Participate in non-ongoing cultural or social activities at the invitation of an Australian organisation
  • Domestic helpers accompanying their employer on holidays. Click here for more information on Domestic Helpers.

Who can apply?

  • applicants who intend to undertake non-ongoing highly specialised work and have an employment background and/or personal attributes that are consistent with the work they propose to engage in; or
  • applicants who have been invited to participate in one or more non-ongoing events by an organisation in Australia (that is involved in organising the event)
  • domestic workers (particularly maids or nannies) working for individuals coming to Australia for a short period on visitor visas
  • family members can apply on the same form but will not be able to work in Australia.

For applicants seeking a longer stay for ongoing work-related or social/cultural activities, refer to the section on Temporary Work (Long Stay) Visas.

Visa Fees

Visa Category Currency Base Visa Application Charge Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over Additional Applicant Charge under 18
Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) (subclass 400) AUD

VND
175

3,090,000
90

1,590,000
45

800,000

*Fees updated effective from 01 January 2016.

Please refer Visa Pricing Table for more information.

In addition to the visa fees, the applicants will also have to pay the VFS service fee per application as following:

Primary Applicant
Application lodgement and biometric collection VND 482,000
Biometric collection only VND 458,000
Additional documents submission –
(Not applied for the first time of resubmission or accompanying with a request letter from Consulate/Embassy Visa Officers)
VND 338,000

Secondary Applicant
Application lodgement and biometric collection VND 338,000
Biometric collection only VND 458,000
Additional documents submission (Not applied for the first time of resubmission or accompanying with a request letter from Consulate/Embassy Visa Officers) VND 338,000


For applicants’ convenience, VFS provides additional services to support applicants in the process of their visa application with VFS. Please click here

Service fees will be accepted by Cash or Credit/Debit card.

Visa fees will be accepted by Cash or Credit card.

Documents Required

For Documents checklist please click on the below link :

click here to visit Australian Consulate – General Hochiminh City, Vietnam website

 

Or

 

click here to visit Australian Embassy Vietnam website

Photo Specifications

Two recent passport size photos for each person included in the application.

Processing Time

Visa Processing Time Service Standards

The link below shows the processing times for different visa categories.

click here

Download Form

For Downloading the forms please check on the below link :

click here