New Sub-Stream of 408 Visa for Covid-19 Pandemic Temporary Worker Visa

April 8, 2020

SC408- Covid-19 Pandemic Sub stream

 

Australian Government has recently announced new stream under the SC408 Stream visa for workers who are working in critical sectors including healthcare, disability and aged care, childcare and agriculture during Covid-19 Pandemic.

 

Endorsement/Sponsorship Not Required:

 

You do not need to be endorsed in writing to apply for the COVID-10 Pandemic event visa. Covid-19 Pandemic visa will only available to people who are onshore and have 28 days or less remaining on their current visa or where their last substantive visa has expired up to 28 days previously.

 

You still need to meet health, character requirement. And must be able to support yourself and your dependents and must organise a health insurance.

 

Cost:

There is no visa application cost for this visa.

 

Stay:

For the duration of pandemic or up to 4 years if you are an organisation.

 

Processing Time:

Department has not provided any indication on processing time for this visa.

 

COVID-19 Pandemic

  • 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.

 

KBAGlobal Corona Virus Action Plan

KBAGlobal team has plan in place to ensure smooth operation for the current and prospective clients. We have all the technology in place so that we can provide service to all our customers remotely if self-isolation is required or the offices are closed. If you would like to discuss further about this visa, KBA Global has Migration agents in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin.

 

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