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Working Holidy Visas for Australia

To be eligible for the Australian Working Holiday Visa, applicants must be:

  • Aged between 18 and 30 (inclusive) and without dependent children.
  • Eligible passports holders from the following countries with at least one year until renewal on their passport:

•      Argentina
•      Indonesia
•      Bangladesh
•      Belgium
•      Canada
•      Chile
•      Cyprus
•      Denmark
•      Estonia
•      Finland
•      France
•      Germany
•      Hong Kong SAR
•      Ireland
•      Italy
•      Japan
•      Malta
•      Netherlands
•      Norway
•      South Korea
•      Sweden
•      Taiwan
•      Thailand
•      Turkey
•      United Kingdom
•      United States


  • Able to show sufficient funds for a return or onward fare as well as sufficient funds for the first part of their stay. A sufficient amount is regarded as being a minimum of AU$ 5,000, although the amount may vary depending the length of stay and how much traveling is intended during that stay. A return or onward ticket or the funds for a fare to depart Australia if travelling on a one way ticket is also necessary.
  • Be of good character and of good health.
  • The application for a first working holiday visa must be made outside of Australia - in most cases this can be from anywhere outside Australia. However, the following passport holders must lodge their application in the country or region that issued their passport:

Conditions for a Working Holiday Visa to Australia

  • Work should be incidental to travel (the main purpose for your visit must be tourism).
  • You must not work for the same employer for more than 6 months
  • You must not study for more than 4 months.
  • All applicants are required to meet health criteria. Depending on your circumstances, you may need to undertake a medical examination which may include a chest x-ray, HIV, Hepatitis B and/or Hepatitis C test.
  • You must have access to sufficient funds to support yourself for the initial stage of your holiday. Generally, AU$ 5,000 may be regarded as sufficient, but the amount may vary depending on your length of stay and the extent of your travel.
  • You should also have a return or onward ticket or the funds for a fare to depart Australia.

Second Working Holiday Visa
Working holiday visa holders may be eligible for a second working holiday visa entitling them to another year in Australia if they have worked as a seasonal worker in regional Australia for a minimum of 3 months. Applications for a second Australia Working Holiday Visa can be made both offshore and onshore in Australia.