Temporary Activities Sponsorship Visa

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The Temporary Business Activities Sponsorship Visa

An organization must become a Temporary Activities Sponsor if the organization wishes to sponsor someone for a Temporary Activity Visa (subclass 408) or Temporary (International Relations) visa (subclass 403) under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme or nominate and sponsor someone for a Training visa (Subclass 407).

The sponsorship approval will be valid for 5 years. 

Sponsorship Obligation

The organization must meet all obligation as a Temporary Activities Sponsor. Obligations that may apply to the Temporary activities sponsor may include

  • cooperate with inspectors
  • keep records
  • provide records and information to the Minister
  • inform the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) when certain events occur
  • not recover from, transfer, or charge certain costs
  • pay costs to remove unlawful non-citizens
  • ensure the visa holder undertakes the job, program or activity described in their visa application
  • Secure an offer of a reasonable standard of accommodation for the visa holder
  • Pay travel costs of sponsored visa holders to leave Australia
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