Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988)
ABOUT THIS VISA
The Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988) is a temporary visa that allows you to operate as the foreign crew on non-military ships on international voyages to enter Australia by sea. It is also for the partner or dependent child of a foreign crew member.
COSTS & DETAILS OF THE MARITIME CREW VISA SUBCLASS 988
The Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988) currently costs $0 Free. Processing times usually take up to 8 days.
WHAT THIS VISA LETS YOU DO
The Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988) allows you to arrive and depart Australia by sea as a crew member of a non-military ship, stay in Australia for as long as you are signed on as a crew member of a non-military ship, only perform work in Australia as a crew member that meets the normal operational requirements of your ship.
ELIGIBILITY FOR THE MARITIME CREW VISA SUBCLASS 988
To be eligible for the Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988), you will need to:
Be outside Australia when you apply.
You must be an articled crew member on a non-military ship that is taking an international voyage to Australia.
Meet the character requirement.
Have paid back your debts to the Australian government.
Not have had a visa refused or cancelled.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MARITIME CREW VISA SUBCLASS 988
The Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988) visa needs to be done right first time and to avoid unnecessary delay, use a registered migration agent Mark Pelley - Principal Migration Agent for Visas To Australia. The Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988) requires substantial documentation to support claims made in the application. This process can be lengthy and confusing. Failure to correctly apply for the Maritime Crew Visa (Subclass 988) could result in a rejection from the Department of Home Affairs and having to reapply and to pay all costs again. Contact VISAS TO AUSTRALIA to help you apply for this visa.
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