Domestic Worker stream requirements

    To apply for this visa under the Domestic Worker stream, you must:
  • be outside Australia when lodging your initial application for Domestic Worker stream. When you apply for subsequent Domestic Worker visas you can be in Australia or outside Australia at time of lodgement.
  • have turned 18 years of age, if you are applying from outside of Australia
  • intend to perform full-time domestic duties exclusively in the household of an eligible holder of a Diplomatic visa (subclass 995) in Australia
  • have an employment contract in accordance with Australian workplace conditions, as well as applicable state and territory legislation
  • undergo an interview with the Department
  • have the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).