INTRO TO VISA

This visa is used for short term periods and highly specialised work within Australia. The applicant must have highly specialised skills, knowledge or experience that is generally not available in Australia and that can help the Australian Business. The visa holder is required to show intention to return to their home country on completion of the work.

ABOUT THIS VISA

This visa is an offshore visa and can’t be lodged while the applicant is in Australia. This visa can be granted for up to 6 months. The applicant can bring family members with to Australia, however they will not be allowed to work or study other than language programs. The applicant is required to show that they are highly skilled and knowledgeable in an occupation that is not generally available in Australia but will be to the benefit of the Australian Company. The employer will be required to provide a contract or letter of employment. The visa does not reset each time the applicant returns to Australia but is granted for 6 months only. The initial entry is required within 6 months of the visa being granted. The applicant is required to leave Australia on completion of the visa.

AFTER GRANT

The initial entry is required within 6 months of the visa being granted. The applicant is required to leave Australia on completion of the visa.