List of Closed or Repealed Australian Visas

Know which Australian Visas are not accepting applications anymore. And avoid the hassle of looking for which visa is appropriate for you.

Here is the list of visas that are not accepting applications:

I. AUSTRALIAN VISITOR VISA

  • a. Subclass 410 – Retirement Visa
  • b. Subclass 459 – Sponsored Business Visitor (Short Stay)
  • Applicants for Subclass 459 can opt for Subclass 400 or Subclass 600
  • c. Subclass 675 – Medical Treatment Short Stay*
  • d. Subclass 676 – Tourist Visa**
  • e. Subclass 679 – Sponsored Family Visitor**
  • f. Subclass 685 – Medical Treatment Long Stay*
  • g. Subclass 956 – 977 – Electronic Travel Authority (Business Entrant)***
  • h. Subclass 976 – Electronic Travel Authority Visa***

* Applicants for Subclass 675 and 685 can opt for Subclass 602 – Medical Treatment Visa
**Applicants for Subclass 676 and 685 can opt for Subclass 600 – Visitor Visa
***Applicants for Subclasses 956-977, and 976 can opt for ETA Subclass 601

II. AUSTRALIAN STUDENT VISA

  • a. Subclass 419 – Visiting Academy Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Training and Research Visa (Subclass 402)
  • b. Subclass 442 – Occupational Trainee Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Training and Research Visa (Subclass 442)
  • c. Subclass 470 – Professional Development Visa

III. AUSTRALIAN WORKING VISA

  • a. Subclass 120 – Labour Agreement Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 186
  • b. Subclasses 119 and 857 – Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Visa
  • c. Subclasses 121 and 856 – Employer Nomination Scheme
  • d. Subclasses 160-165 – Business Skills (provisional) Visa
  • e. Subclass 175 – Skilled Independent Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 189
  • f. Subclass 176 – Skilled – Sponsored Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 190
  • g. Subclass 406 – Government Agreement Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 403 – Temporary Work (International Relations)
  • h. Subclass 411 – Exchange Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 401 – Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity)
  • i. Subclass 415 – Foreign Government Agency Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 403 – Temporary Work (International Relations)
  • j. Subclass 421 – Sport Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 401 – Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity) or Subclass 402 – Training and Research
  • k. Subclass 422 – Medical Practitioner Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 457 – Temporary Work (Skilled)
  • l. Subclass 423 – Media and Film Staff Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 420 – Temporary Work (Entertainment), Subclass 400 – Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity), or Subclass 457 – Temporary Work (Skilled)
  • m. Subclass 426 – Domestic Worker (Temporary) Diplomatic and Consular
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 403 – Temporary Work (International Relations)
  • n. Subclass 427 – Domestic Worker (Temporary) Executive Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 401 – Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity)
  • o. Subclass 428 – Religious Worker Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 401 – Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity)
  • p. Subclass 456 – Business (Short Stay) Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclasses 400 and 600
  • q. Subclass 459 – Sponsored Business Visitor (Short Stay)
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclasses 400 and 600
  • r. Subclass 475 – Skilled – Regional Sponsored Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclasses 489
  • s. Subclass 487 – Skilled – Regional Sponsored visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 489
  • t. Subclass 495 – Skilled – Independent Regional (Provisional)
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclasses 489
  • u. Subclass 496 – Skilled – Designated Area Sponsored Visa
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 489
  • v. Subclass 855 – Labour Agreement
  • Applicants for this visa can opt for Subclass 186
  • w. Subclass 885 – Skilled – Independent
  • x. Subclass 886 – Skilled – Sponsored Visa

For more information about Australian Visas, please do not hesitate to contact International Australian Visa Services at info@australianvisaservices.com.ph or call us at (02) 521 9484 for our Manila office or (045) 304 0384 for our Angeles office.

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