Special Purpose Visa

ABOUT THIS VISA

The Special Purpose Visa is a temporary visa that lets you come to Australia and do your normal work. You can't apply for this visa. It is granted to people who have 'prescribed status'. The Minister can also declare that someone holds a Special Purpose visa.

 

COSTS & DETAILS OF THE SPECIAL PURPOSE VISA

The Special Purpose Visa currently is Free and there are no typical processing times for this visa.

WHAT THIS VISA LETS YOU DO

The Special Purpose Visa allows you to:

  • enter and stay in Australia for as long as you have 'prescribed status'

  • do your normal work while in Australia

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE SPECIAL PURPOSE VISA

To be eligible for the Special Purpose Visa, you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Have prescribed status as an official guest of the Australian government or otherwise be the guest's spouse, defacto partner, and child. OR

  • Be an airline crew member, positioning crew member or safety inspector OR

  • Be a person on board a ship of foreign armed forces.You must be:

    • a person who forms part of the complement of a ship of the regular armed forces of a foreign government, and

    • on board the ship when it enters Australia OR

  • You must be a member of:

    • the military or civilian component of the armed forces of a country that has a Status of Forces Agreement with Australia

    • the armed forces of a specified Asia-Pacific country, travelling to Australia or in Australia as part of your duty

    • the armed forces of a Commonwealth country, travelling to Australia or in Australia as part of your duty

    • You are also eligible if you are their accompanying spouse, de facto partner or dependent relative. OR

  • The Minister may also declare a person or class of persons to hold a Special Purpose Visa. OR

  • You must be a member of the Queen’s immediate family or:

    • their personal staff

    • their media representative

    • a person accompanying them as a member of their official party

Special Purpose Visa

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS VISA

For information about the Special Purpopse Visa  contact VISAS TO AUSTRALIA to help you apply for this visa.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT TODAY

Book an appointment with VISAS TO AUSTRALIA today by calling us on 0403 875 409 or send us an email visastoaustralia@yahoo.com.au.

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