408 visa for COVID-19
For the duration of the event or up to 4 years however we anticipate the 408 COVID stream will be between 6 to 12 months.
COVID-19 Pandemic visa: Free & STAC fees don’t apply
Processing times are not available for this visa.
- remain in Australia if you have no other visa options and are unable to depart Australia due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
- remain in Australia to assist in critical sectors including healthcare, disability and aged care, childcare and agriculture during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On this visa you can travel to and from Australia as many times as you want while your visa is valid and include members of the family unit in your application.