Entertainment visas allow performers to work in Australia in theatre, film, radio, television or in a concert

The Temporary Work (Entertainment) subclass 408 visa allows visa holders to work in Australia in the entertainment industry. Work includes as a performer in a theatre, film, television or radio production, or a concert or recording:

  • To support an entertainer or group of entertainers in relation to a performing contract.
  • To work in a production role in a theatre, film, television or radio production, or a concert/recording that is performed or shown in Australia (for example, directing or producing).
  • To make a documentary or a commercial.

To be eligible for this visa, visa applicants must:

  • Work in the entertainment industry.
  • Have the support of an organisation or individual in Australia.
  • Have relevant experience or skills required for the nominated position.
  • Have sufficient financial support for all family members whilst in Australia.
  • Have specific health insurance for all family members whilst in Australia.
  • Meet health and character requirements.

How do I know if I am eligible?

Book a consultation with one of our trusted Migration Agents who specialise in the entertainment industry. You will need to prove you:

  • Work in the entertainment industry.
  • Have the support of an organisation or individual in Australia.
  • Have relevant experience or skills required for the nominated position.
  • Have sufficient financial support for all family members whilst in Australia.
  • Have specific health insurance for all family members whilst in Australia.
  • Meet health and character requirements.

Key entertainment visa migration agents

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Susan Mulder

Migration Agent (Corporate)

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Nam Hoang

Executive Migration Agent

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