The Working Holiday Visa is for young people from eligible countries who want to holiday and work in Australia.
You must hold a passport issued by one of the countries with which Australia has a Working Holiday arrangement.
Holders of the following passports may apply for a Working Holiday Visa via our office:
- Hong Kong SAR China
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
A Working Holiday Visa allows you to:
- do short-term work in Australia to help pay for your holiday
- study for up to 4 months
- travel to and from Australia as many times as you want during visa validity
- do specified work in specified areas of Australia to become eligible for a second or third Working Holiday Visa
To apply you must:
- have a passport from an eligible country;
- be 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) – except for Canadian, Irish and French citizens who can be up to 35 years old (inclusive);
- apply from outside Australia via our office;
- not be accompanied by dependent children.
To apply for your first Work and Holiday Visa, contact us with the following information:
- Your nationality (as stated in your passport) and date of birth;
- Your country of residency and permit validity;
- Your curriculum vitae; and
- Your desired entry and departure dates for your Australian holiday.
Applying for a second or third visa?
To apply for a second or third Working Holiday Visa, you must complete a minimum period of specified work in a specified area of Australia (as defined in the Migration Regulations) whilst on your first or second Working Holiday visa. For assistance to apply for a second Working Holiday Visa, contact us
Work and Holiday Visa
Passport holders of Argentina, Austria, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland (01.01.2022), Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, USA and Vietnam may meet eligibility criteria of the Work and Holiday visa. For further information about the Work and Holiday visa, contact us
For Frequently Asked Questions about Working Holiday Visas, click here