Working Holiday Visa Options for Australia.
July 2019 Changes:
- Reciprocal Work and Holiday arrangements commence with Ecuador and Greece on subclass 462 visa. (neoskosmos.com)
- Third Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visa (417 and 462) program starts.
From 1 July 2019, WHM visa holders who carry out 6 months of specified work in regional areas while on their second Working Holiday (subclass 417) visa or Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa may be eligible to apply for a third visa. Eligible types of work and regional areas will correspond with the requirements for the second visa. Note: The 6 months work must all be carried out on or after 1 July 2019, so a successful application cannot be lodged before January 2020. (immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/…third-work-and-holiday-462)
Working Holiday visa (subclass 417).
You must be 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) on the date you apply – except for Canadian, French and Irish citizens who can be 18 to 35 years old (inclusive).
You must have a passport from one of these Countries:
Republic of Cyprus
Hong Kong (including British National Overseas passport holders)
Republic of Ireland
Republic of Korea
Taiwan (other than an official or diplomatic passport)
Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462).
You must be 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) on the date you apply.
You must be a citizen of and hold a valid passport from one of these countries:
China, People’s Republic of
Ecuador (from July 2019)
Greece (from July 2019)
Some Visa Applicants might find an Experienced Australian Migration Agent of great assistance.