This visa allows you to take part in workplace-based occupational training activities to improve your skills for your job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development training program in Australia.


With this visa you can

·       Visit Australia to complete a workplace-based training (to improve your skills for your current occupation, area of tertiary study or field of expertise), or a professional development training program.

·       Working in the specified field with your nomination employer.

·       You can travel outside Australia and return as many times as you want while the visa is valid.

·       You can stay in Australian for up to 2 years. You cannot stay in Australia longer by extending this visa. But you can apply for another visa if you want to stay longer.

Application requirement

You must be:

·       have an approved sponsor

·       your sponsor must be nominated you

·       you must be 18 years or older at the time when the migration department decide your application

·       you must have Functional English language level

·       you must have recent and suitable prior experience closed related to 407 Training Visa Occupations List

Nomination types

This visa allows people to take part in workplace-based training to improve their skills for their job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development training program in Australia.

Nomination requirements are different depending on the purpose or type of training.

There are 3 types of occupational training covered by this visa:

·       Occupational training required for registration

·       Occupational training to improve skills in an eligible occupation

·       Occupational training for capacity building overseas. This includes overseas qualification, government support or professional.

Include family

You can include members of the family unit in your application when you apply

You can also add family members to your application after you apply but before the visa officer decide on your visa.

Family members who apply for the visa with you must also meet our health and character requirements.

If you apply for this visa from outside Australia, family members who are not coming to Australia might also have to meet our health requirements.

Family members who are granted the same visa with you can only work up to 40 hours every two weeks in Australia.

Financial support

You will need to be able to financially support yourself while in Australia. You will need to be able to financially support accompanying family members.

Changing sponsors

If you decide to train with another organisation while you are in Australia, you will need to be sponsored by that organisation. They must submit a new nomination for you.

When the new nomination is approved you can do your occupational training with that organisation for the time remaining on your visa.

You do not have to apply for a new visa, as long as you continue to do the training program your visa was approved for.

If your occupational training program changes, you need to submit a new visa application.

If your sponsor ends your training you must tell the migration department. You may try to find another organisation to sponsor you.

Apply for a new visa

If you want to apply for a new Training visa (subclass 407) you will need continuing sponsorship. You may have to provide an explanation of why you were unable to complete the training within the initial training period.

If you are applying in Australia

you must currently hold a valid temporary substantive visa, but not one of the followings:

·       a Subclass 403 (Temporary Work (International Relations) visa in the Domestic Worker (Diplomatic or Consular stream) or

·       a Subclass 771 (Transit) visa or

·       a Special Purpose visa


The visa costs from AUD310 for the main applicant.

There is also a charge for each family member who applies for the visa with you.

You might also have to pay other costs for health checks, police certificates and biometrics.

To work out what your visa will cost, use the Visa Pricing Estimator. The estimator does not consider the other costs.

Processing times

·       75% of applications: 7 months

·       90% of applications: 9 months

Your application might take longer to process if:

·       you do not fill it in correctly

·       you do not include all the required documents, or the migration department need more information from you