A Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa allows the applicant to work in Australia in the entertainment industry. The applicant can work in film, television or live productions in either a performance or behind-the-scenes role, such as directing, producing and other production roles.

This visa involves a three stage process:

  • an Australian organisation, government agency, foreign government agency or eligible individual applies to become an Entertainment sponsor

  • the Entertainment sponsor nominates the applicant to undertake a position

  • the applicant may then apply for a Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa

Criteria to apply:

  • The applicant must be nominated by the sponsoring business to fill the nominated position in the entertainment industry in Australia
  • The applicant must have the experience or skills required for the nominated position
  • The applicant must be able to support themselves financially whilst in Australia
  • The applicant must hold adequate health insurance cover whilst in Australia
  • The applicant must meet the relevant health and character requirements

For information on your eligibility for an Entertainment visa, please contact us for a free assessment.