Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408) - Entertainment Activities offers

Entertainment industry

Work in creative fields.

Temporary stay

Up to 2 years' visit.

Work rights

Perform, produce, or support events.

Cultural exchange

Experience Australian lifestyle.

Multiple entries

Frequent entry, exit flexibility.

Skill development

Enhance artistic expertise.


Connect with industry professionals.

Personal growth

Develop independence, adaptability.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408) – Entertainment Activities, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a supporter if applying for the visa in Australia or a sponsor if applying outside of Australia and intending to stay for more than 3 months
  • Have a contract or other proof of your activity in Australia
  • Be able to support yourself and any dependents during your stay in Australia
  • Intend to work in an eligible entertainment activity category
  • Meet the health and character requirements
  • Have adequate health insurance
  • Be a genuine temporary entrant
  • Have paid back any debt to the Australian government
  • Sign the Australian values statement
  • Declare you have not paid for visa sponsorship
  • Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused in Australia

Entertainment Activity Categories

To apply for this visa, you must apply under one of the following categories:

  • Performing in a film or television production subsidised by government
  • Performing in a film or television production not subsidised by government
  • Performing other than in film or television
  • Working as production staff
  • Working as support staff for an entertainer or group of entertainers
  • Working as a performer or support staff for a non-profit engagement
  • Working on a documentary or commercial for an overseas market

Application Process

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