Wednesday, April 08, 2020 | Shambhu Kadel
New sub-stream of 408 Visa for Covid-19 pandemic temporary worker visa
SC408- Covid-19 pandemic substream
Australian Government has recently announced a 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 the 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 were 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 organize health insurance.
There is no visa application cost for this visa.
For the duration of this pandemic or up to 4 years if you are an organization.
Department has not provided any indication on processing time 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.
KBA Global Coronavirus action plan
KBA Global team has a 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.
Call: 1800 522 456