Australian Working Holiday Visas
Assessing Your Eligibility
Australia working holiday schemes are designed for people between the ages of 18 - 30. It gives you the opportunity to work study and travel for up to 12 months.
Should you complete 3 months seasonal work during your first 12 months in Australia, you may also be eligible to either extend your stay by a further 12 months or alternatively apply for a second working holiday at a later date.
Just $486.00 USD!
The silver package includes:
Australian Working Holiday Visa
The silver package includes an Australian working holiday visa, which allows stays in Australia of up to 12 months.
This is the bare-minimum you would require to travel to and work in Australia.
Are there any conditions?
In order to be eligible to apply for an Australia working holiday visa, you must:
- Be outside Australia
- Be between 18-30 years of age
- Have no dependent children
- Hold a valid passport for a country or region participating with Australia in the Working Holiday Maker program*
- Meet all character, health and financial requirements
*Participating countries include: Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan and UK.
You will be required to have funds to support you at the time of entry in to Australia, and then you are able to seek work to help supplement your travels. You must declare on your application that you will have the required £2300 ($5000AUD), or £3000 if you have not purchased a ticket for your onward journey, in your account before entering Australia. However, you will not be asked to supply financial evidence at the time of application.
Are there any restrictions on this visa?
- You may only work with the same employer for a maximum of 6 months.
- You may only study for a maximum of 4 months.
- Should you wish to study for any longer, you will need to apply for a student visa.
How do I apply for a Working Holiday Visa?
You can apply online right here. Please ensure you have the following:
- Passport details
- Contact details
- Details of any medical conditions or criminal convictions you may have
- Means of payment
When applying, you will be asked to provide your passport details. The details on your application must match those on your passport. You will then be asked a list of questions including your proposed date of travel, occupation, type of work you intend to pursue, your highest qualification, contact details as well as the list of health and character requirements.
You will be asked to answer positively to the declaration supplied by the government which states you will obey by the Australian laws and legislation.
Once your application has been submitted, you will be issued with a TRN (transaction reference number) which is unique to each application. This will allow you to track the status of your visa.
Once your visa has been approved, you will be issued with your grant. This will normally be sent to you by email.
You will be required to take a copy of this with your travel documents. Your visa will be electronically tagged to your passport. This means that when your passport is scanned at your departure airport, the system will show your authority to travel.
Your confirmation has vital information in it. It confirms to potential employers that you are able to work legally in Australia and also lists the terms and conditions of your visa.
Frequently Asked Questions:
» Can I get my working holiday visa whilst in New Zealand?
» How long will it take for my visa to be issued?
» How long am I allowed to stay in New Zealand on my working holiday visa?
» If I leave New Zealand can I re-enter using the same working holiday visa?