Australian Embassy
Republic of Korea
Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Temporary Activity Visa (subclass 408)

At Seoul and tokyo offices 408 visa applications for the following activities are processed.

- Invited participant
- Australian Government endorsed event

Information on other activities under subclass 408 visa can be found at the Department's Website.


1. About this visa                                                                                                                          2. How do I apply for this visa


About this visa

   You can apply for this visa if you want to enter Australia to undertake one of the following activities:

  • Invited participant

   You can apply for this visa if you have been invited for stays up to 3 months by an organisation operating in Australia to participate in a specific  
   cultural or social event or events.  For example, conferences, sporting, religious and other community events.

   The inviting organisation must be both:

         o operating lawfully in Australia
         o directly responsible for the event or have a formal role in preparing for or conducting it.

   You cannot accept any salary, wages or other remuneration for participating in the event, other than:

        o prize money
        o appearance fees
        o reimbursement for your reasonable expenses of doing the activity
        o payments from your non-Australian employer.

   This visa is not intended for business people attending a conference or taking part in meetings or business negotiations. You can apply for a   
   Visitor visa (subclass 600)-Business Visitor stream instead.
   See: Visitor visa (subclass 600)

  • Australian Government endorsed event

You can apply for this visa if you are required to participate in a government endorsed major event.


How do I apply for this visa?



Last Updated: 21/12/2017