Subclass 407 Visa in Australia: Requirements, Applications, and Procedures

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Australia is famous for its quality education system. It’s no surprise that many people choose this country as a destination for study and workmanship improvement. Upon admission to your chosen institution, your next step should be to apply for a subclass 407 training visa of Australia.

Is this visa difficult to obtain? What are the application documents, procedures, and fees? In this comprehensive guide, Thao & Co. outlines the essential requirements, step-by-step procedures, expected processing time, and associated fees for the subclass 407 Australian visa so you can have a smooth and informed journey toward obtaining this specific visa.

What is a subclass 407 visa in Australia?

This is a type of Australia student visa designated for those who want to participate in workplace-based training to enhance their work skills. Subclass 407 training visa of Australia is valid for a maximum of two years.

During this time, you are free to exit and re-enter Australia multiple times as long as the visa is still valid. This visa is applicable for vocational courses at high school, expertise enhancement, and professional development programs.

The visa covers three types of occupational training:

  1. ● Occupational training for registration to work in that occupation in Australia or other countries.
  2. ● Occupational training to improve skills in a qualified profession.
  3. ● Occupational training for capacity building based on international programs. These programs provide overseas qualifications with government support and professional development.

The merits of taking vocational training in Australia

Once you choose Australia as your destination for vocational training, you are granted 407 Australian visa, allowing you to:

  1. ● Participate in training courses or internships to develop your expertise and refine your workmanship in Australia–a country with significant advancement in education, science, and technology.
  2. ● Have the opportunity to travel and explore Australia.
  3. ● Sponsor your family’s visa to Australia with reasonable fees if conditions are met.
  4. ● After obtaining the subclass 407 visa, one can transition to applying for a skilled visa to pursue permanent residency in Australia.
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Australian Visa Subclass 407 Eligibility Conditions

Generally, to be allowed to enroll in occupational training in Australia, you need to fulfill these criteria:

  1. ● Sponsorship by an approved educational institution or corporation.
  2. ● Nomination by your sponsor (unless your sponsor is an Australian Commonwealth Government agency).
  3. ● Being invited (if your sponsor is a Commonwealth Government agency).
  4. ● Your course is approved under the 407 visa stream by the Australian government.
  5. ● Meet all the health requirements set by the Australian government.
  6. ● Clean criminal record with no offenses.
  7. ● Full repayment of debt to the Australian government (if applicable).
  8. ● Adequate English proficiency (IELTS 4.5, PTE 50 or equivalent English certificates with minimum 1 year of validity left)

407 Australian Visa Application Documents Checklist

“Preparation is half the battle”. Make sure to put effort into arranging your application files since it directly affects your visa result. While preparing all documents according to the Australian Department of Home Affairs, it’s important to bear in mind that non-English documents must be translated into English.

Below are the necessary documents and paperwork for the Australian training visa application for the applicant as well as the sponsor:

For the applicant

  1. ● Australian training visa application Form 1283 (filled information of the applicant and family members)
  2. ● A minimum of six-month validity passport
  3. ● Headshot taken less than six months ago
  4. ● Notarized copies of the family register, identity card, birth certificate
  5. ● Curriculum vitae (notarized copy)
  6. Confirmation of marital status
  7. ● English language certificate
  8. ● Documents demonstrating financial capability: account balance, confirmation letters from financial institutions, proof of allowances from sponsor (living expenses, housing, etc.)
  9. ● Health certificate

For the sponsors

  1. Form 1284 for sponsoring companies
  2. ● Copies of the training contract with signatures of both parties
  3. ● A report of the training plan: duration and objective of the course, obligations of the applicant upon joining the training, instructors’ information, etc.

Australian Training Visa (Subclass 407) Procedure

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For the best results, make sure that you are familiar with the five steps below of the Australian training visa application process to abide by the regulations of the Australian Department of Home Affairs.

Step 1: Research your intended institution and major

Before applying, you should conduct thorough research about the company, training institution, and courses that you want to pursue. The important information to take note of includes entry requirements, training framework, course start and end dates, etc.

Step 2: Prepare documents for application

Prepare all necessary papers required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs, including personal documents such as an identification card, financial proofing documents, a health certificate, and a letter of guarantee from the institution.

Please note that all non-English documents should be translated and certified to ensure their legal validity.

Step 3: Submit the application

The Australian training visa subclass 407 application needs to be submitted online via:

  1. 1. Create ImmiAccount and log in.
  2. 2. Upload all requested documents.
  3. 3. Complete the application fee payment.

Step 4: Wait for the visa results

Regularly log in to your ImmiAccount to track your application progress. You will be notified if there are any document adjustments or additions that need to be made. Besides, the competent agency might request you to do the biometrics collection service.

Step 5: Check the visa application result

If your application is approved, you will be issued a visa and a written notice with clear details about the visa number, valid date, and visa requirements. 

Subclass 407 Visa Application Costs

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To be considered for a visa, you need to make a payment before the competent agency reviews your application.

The total cost for an Australian training visa varies from 405 – 550 AUD/person.

Here is a breakdown:

  1. ● Visa fee: 405 AUD/person
  2. ● Biometrics: the service fees vary from country to country

Please be aware that:

  1. ● Visa application fees need to be paid online during the application process. Therefore, you should put enough money on your credit card for the payment to go through.
  2. ● There can be a slight difference in visa application fees depending on your specific situation. In some cases, the applicant has to pay extra for other services such as additional document submission fees and medical checkup fees, etc.
  3. ● All those fees are not refundable even if your application is rejected.

Tips to Increase Chances of Visa Success

Here are some important notes to help increase your chances of getting approved:

Prepare your application files as required

The documents should be fully prepared following the guidelines of the Department of Home Affairs. Additionally, make sure that your translated documents are accurate and formatted consistently with the original versions for a smoother reviewing process.

It’s best to entrust your documents to professional translation agencies with experience in translating legal documents.

Declare information truthfully

Fabricating your visa application might subject you to an administrative fine or a more severe sentence. Worse, you might even face the possibility of visa application rejection and a permanent ban from entering Australia. Therefore, the application should be completed with care and honesty.

Be mindful of the visa processing time

Australia’s 407 visa processing time usually varies from one to three months. Therefore, you should plan the application time in advance. This helps you manage your plan better and avoid risks incurred that possibly affect your departure.

Reliable translation services for your Australian visa application

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Are you in search of a trustworthy translation service provider for your Australian visa application? Look no further than Thao & Co. translation company!

We are proud to have years of experience in translating study abroad documents and confident that our meticulously translated final product plays a key role in boosting your visa success chances.

Certified translation services at Thao & Co. come with the following advantages:

  1. Accurate translation is handled by a team of linguist experts whose certifications and degrees meet the Australian Department of Home Affairs requirements.
  2. ● Timely delivery of the translation. For standard documents, you can receive the final product only within 48 hours.
  3. ● Translation services for a wide array of languages. We can translate your Australia study abroad application from more than 50 languages.
  4. Transparent and reasonable quotation, guaranteeing no cost incurred outside what has been stipulated in the agreement.
  5. ● Procedures and legal regulation consultation enable a hassle-free application process and avoid problems arising.
  6. ● Free provision of Certificate of Translation Accuracy by Thao & Co.
  7. ● A dedicated proprietary platform enabling clients to track the project progress, upload, and receive documents with complete confidentiality.

To learn more about the language solution services we are offering at Thao & Co., contact us via our hotline or provide your information at our Get a Quote page. Our consultants are more than happy to provide you with more details!

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