Australian Embassy and Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Kosovo, Slovakia and Slovenia

Business short stay visas

Pending Approval

Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa (subclass 400)


Who is this visa for?

The Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa (subclass 400) is a temporary visa that lets you enter Australia to:
• do short-term, highly specialised, non-ongoing work
• participate in an event or events on a non-ongoing basis at the invitation of an Australian organisation.
You can usually stay in Australia for up to six weeks.
You must be outside Australia when you apply for this visa and when the visa is decided.

Processing Times 

For service standards for Business (short stay) visas set by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP),


How to apply

If you wish to apply for a emporary Work (Short Stay Activity) visa (subclass 400), please first read about the requirements for this visa at:
To make an application at our office, please provide the documents in the checklist below. Applications may be made by mail/courier, or in person with a lodgement appointment.
See: Contact us

Please note that if you choose to apply in person, we may not be able to make a decision on your application the same day.

General information about applying for visas at the Australian Embassy Vienna is available at: Applying for visas
We advise you not to purchase airline tickets before your visa application is finalised.

Document checklist

A standard checklist of documents required for a paper application are available on the DIBP website