Australian Temporary Work Visa (US)

KEY ASPECTS

For US citizens who will go to Australia to do temporary work.

VISA ELIGIBILITY

US travelers need formal invitation by host organisation.

VISA DURATION

Single entry visa valid up to three months.

An Australian Temporary Work Visa (Subclass 400) is for US citizens who will go to Australia to do temporary work.

The visa can be granted for up to three months.

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Australia’s Temporary Work Visa for US citizens

An Australian Temporary Work Visa (Subclass 400) is for US citizens who will go to Australia to do temporary work.

The visa can be granted for up to three months.

You can apply for this visa if:

  • You are outside of Australia
  • You are going to do short term, highly specialised, temporary work
  • You will participate in a cultural or social event
  • You will participate in an activity or work relating to Australia’s interests

To apply, you need to be invited by the organisation for which you will be working.

As a US citizen, you also need to have personal attributes or an employment background relevant to the work. You will be asked to provide various documents to complete your application.

Australian Government official resources:

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