Training Visa
Subclass 407

From 19 November 2016, 402 visa has been replaced by a 407 visa .


What is 407 visa?

The Training visa (subclass 407) is for people who want to come to Australia on a temporary basis to undertake occupational training or participate in classroom based professional development activities. You may be able to bring your family members to Australia with you, if you are granted this visa. The visa application must include documentary evidence of their relationship to you.​ 

There are three types of occupational training (nomination eligibility types) covered by this visa:
  • workplace-based training required for registration
  • structured workplace-based training to enhance skills in an eligible occupation
  • training that promotes capacity building overseas.

How long your visa lasts?

This visa will allow you to remain in Australia during the stay period granted (up to a maximum of two years). 

Who can apply for 407 visa and what are the requirements?

You might be able to get this visa if you:
  • are sponsored (by an approved sponsor of a relevant class) to participate in workplace-based occupational training activities or classroom-based professional development activities
  • are identified in an approved nomination by an Australian organisation (other than a Commonwealth agency)
  • are invited (if the sponsor is a Commonwealth agency)
  • meet the requirements of the visa
  • have functional English language skills, to do the training and meet occupational health and safety standards
  • have a genuine intention to stay temporarily in Australia
  • have adequate financial support for yourself and accompanying family members while in Australia
  • have adequate arrangements for health insurance while in Australia
  • meet health and character requirements
  • are at least 18 years of age (except in limited circumstances).

What is the subclass 407 visa processing time?

4 - 5 months 

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