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Frequently asked questions - 408 Pandemic Event visa discontinuation

The Pandemic Event (subclass 408) visa will be closed out in a staged manner by February 2024. From 2 September 2023, the Pandemic Event (subclass 408) visa will only be open to applications from existing Pandemic Event visa holders. The visa will close to all applicants on 1 February 2024. 

This factsheet contains information relevant to PALM scheme stakeholders potentially affected by the closure.