Transition to a subclass 786 (Temporary Humanitarian Concern) visa

The Government is making available a subclass 786 Temporary Humanitarian Concern (THC) visa for all Ukrainian nationals who are in Australia on temporary visas, and those who will arrive in the coming months, other than maritime crew visa holders. The visa will be valid for three years and allow people to work, study and access Medicare.

There is no visa application process or application fees associated with this visa.

Please check this website on the latest information on how to apply for a visa to travel to Australia. https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/help-and-support/ukraine-visa-support

See Australian Government offer for Temporary Humanitarian Stay in Australia for information about the process and what you need to do to accept the offer of the temporary humanitarian concern (subclass 786) visa.

Vaccination requirements to enter Australia

If you hold a valid visa for Australia and you have left Ukraine, see information about  requirements for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers coming to Australia.

All international travellers must follow and comply with quarantine and COVID-19 testing arrangements of the state and territory they enter. For details see Information for international travellers.