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Temporary Work (International Relations) Visa Subclass 403

Subclass 403 visa in Australia is popularly known as the Temporary Work (International Relations) visa. This visa category is structured for those eligible individuals who wish to undertake any work or activity in Australia temporarily under specific terms and conditions to serve Australia’s international relations interest.

This visa category is classified into-

  • Government Agreement Stream- This stream is for those individuals who are citizens of a country with whom Australia has a bilateral agreement. The applicant can be inside or outside the country when the application form is filed, or a decision is made.
  • Foreign Government Agency Stream- This stream allows a foreign government representative to stay in the country without any official status temporarily. This stream also allows an applicant to work as a foreign language teacher in Australia.
  • Domestic Worker Stream- This stream allows a domestic help to come to Australia to serve a diplomatic temporary visa holder under subclass 995. For this stream, the applicant must be outside the country when the visa application form is filed with the Department and a decision is made
  • Privileges and Immunity Stream- This stream is for those individuals who have been granted privileges or immunity as per the Internation Organization (privileges and immunity) Act or the Overseas Mission (privileges and immunity) Act 1995 to stay temporarily in the country to undertake any work or activity.
  • Seasonal Worker Program Stream- This stream is designed for special seasonal workers who wish to work in the country temporarily for designated industries. For this stream, the applicant must be outside the country when the visa application form is filed with the Department, and the decision is made.
  • Pacific Labour Scheme Stream- This stream allows an applicant to come to Australia to participate in the pacific labour scheme. The applicant must be endorsed by the Department to participate in the scheme and must be a citizen or resident of a specified pacific island nation.

Why to apply for a Subclass 403 Visa

Subclass 403 visa is a temporary permit to the Country. This visa allows its holders to-

  • Stay in the country while the visa is valid.
  • Work in specific areas as per the visa conditions.
  • Travel to and fro from the Country while the visa is valid.
  • Bring members of the family unit with them (partner/ dependent children).

To know more about the benefits under subclass 403 or your specific or general queries on eligibility, conditions, migration, and processing, contact our 403 visa consultants or immigration agents.

What are the Eligibility Requirements for a Temporary Work (International Relations) Visa 403

To be eligible to apply for a subclass 403 visa, the applicant must meet the Department’s required eligibility conditions.

  • The applicant must be eligible citizens of a country with whom Australia has a bilateral agreement (for Government Agreement Stream).
  • The applicant must be an eligible foreign government representative as per the conditions of the subclass 403 visa category (for Foreign Government Agency Stream).
  • The applicant must have a signed employment contract per Australian workplace conditions and state and territory legislation (if applicable) (for Domestic Worker Stream).
  • The applicant must have the privileges and immunities under the 403 visa requirements. (for Privileges and Immunity Stream).
  • The applicant must have a sponsor who is an approved employer as per the 403 visa conditions (for Seasonal Worker Program Stream).
  • The applicant and the members of their family unit must pay back or make arrangements to pay back all the dues that they owe to the Government of the country.
  • The applicant must meet all the health and character requirements of the visa category.
  • The applicant and their family members must have adequate funds to support their stay in the country.
  • The applicant must agree to abide by and respect Australian laws.
  • The applicant must be a genuine temporary entrant.

The applicant must not have a history of any rejected visa as it can reduce the chances of getting a positive visa decision. Further, visa application processing in Australia is complex and needs professional help. We suggest you book an appointment with our 403 visa consultants/ immigration agents to secure a favorable migration processing.
It is also suggested to opt for health and travel insurance to limit the unforeseen expenses. Sometimes, the Department may again ask for health and/ or travel insurance for the visa form processing. However, some countries have a reciprocal health agreement with Australia. Citizens of such countries need not opt for health insurance.

The shared information is exclusive but not exhaustive; one must comply with all the eligibility requirements before making an application. Immigration laws in Australia can get quite complicated for an applicant to understand. The assistance of an experienced consultant or agent is paramount to a successful outcome. We advise you to talk to our qualified migration agents to help you understand the complete eligibility requirements before applying. For more information on visa conditions and processing, please contact our immigration consultants to assist you through the entire process. We suggest you book an appointment with our 403 visa consultants/ immigration agents to secure a favorable migration processing.

How to Apply for a Subclass 403 Visa

Before applying for the subclass 403 visa application, the applicant must ensure that they hold a valid passport; The next step lies in the gathering of the relevant evidence. The evidence should be complementary to the facts of the application for the individual visa requirements. Get in touch with our visa consultants/ immigration agents for more details on eligibility conditions and visa processing after you apply.
The duly filled and complete visa application should be filed with the Department along with the requisite fees. If a fee is not paid or some amount is left unpaid, the visa application form might not be considered at all. Contact our visa consultant or immigration agents for detailed information on application processing and form-based eligibility conditions.
After filing the visa application form successfully, the Department informs the applicant that their application assessment is in place and communicates the applicants’ registered mail decision. Talk to our 403 visa consultant or immigration agents to accurately file all the application forms and quick processing. Our specialized visa consultants/ immigration agents are trained to counsel the client based on their eligibility and migration conditions and then provide all the assistance required to ensure a favorable visa decision

Processing Time for Temporary Work (International Relations) Visa 403

The standard processing time for a subclass 403 visa category is not fixed and changes based on the applicant’s profile and migration requirements.
The Department generally asks for additional information both from the applicants and/ or external agencies. Generally, the verification procedure for a temporary visa is less thorough than a permanent visa category.

Contact Us

Our visa consultant/immigration agents understand your preferences, eligibility conditions, and requirements and are ready to offer you successful migration prospects to apply. Our migration agents/ visa consultants are easily reachable to help you with your visa processing. To book an appointment with our 403 visa agents or immigration consultants, contact us or dial us at 1300 92 33 22.

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