Travel for temporary visa holders

More good news as Australia starts to open to the rest of the world. From 1 December 2021 certain fully vaccinated temporary visa holders will be permitted to enter Australia without an exemption. Eligible visa holders are those holding the following temporary visas (this does not include bridging visa holders):

  • Subclass 300 – Prospective Marriage visa

  • Subclass 400 – Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa

  • Subclass 403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (other streams, including Australian Agriculture Visa stream)

  • Subclass 407 – Training visa

  • Subclass 408 – Temporary Activity visa

  • Subclass 417 – Working Holiday visa

  • Subclass 449 – Humanitarian Stay (Temporary) visa

  • Subclass 457 – Temporary Work (Skilled) visa

  • Subclass 461 – New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship visa

  • Subclass 462 – Work and Holiday visa

  • Subclass 476 – Skilled – Recognised Graduate visa

  • Subclass 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa

  • Subclass 485 – Temporary Graduate visa

  • Subclass 489 – Skilled – Regional (Provisional) visa

  • Subclass 491 – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa

  • Subclass 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa

  • Subclass 500 – Student visa

  • Subclass 580 – Student Guardian visa (closed to new applicants)

  • Subclass 590 – Student Guardian visa

  • Subclass 785 – Temporary Protection visa

  • Subclass 790 – Safe Haven Enterprise visa

  • Subclass 870 – Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa

  • Subclass 988 – Maritime Crew visa

Travellers will continue to be subject to the relevant quarantine requirements for the state of arrival.


For more information see: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/vaccinated-travellers.

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