Working Holiday visa (subclass 417)

Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) allows applicants holding a passport from an eligible country or jurisdiction, aged between 18 and 30 years old except for Canadian, French and Irish citizens who can be 18 to 35 years old to enter Australia for 12 months for work and holiday in Australia.

Applicants also must not have previously entered Australia on a Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) or Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) and must meet Australian government health and character requirements.

With this visa, you can do any kind of work in Australia and do study up to 4 months.

This visa also cannot be extended but visa holder may eligible for Second and Third Working Holiday Visa.

First Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) holder could get the Second Working Holiday visa if they do specified work for at least 3 months, while on their first Working Holiday visa.

On or after 1 July 2019 second Working Holiday visa holder become eligible for third Working Holiday visa if they do at least 6 months of specified work while on their second Working Holiday visa.

Visa holder must not be accompanied by dependent children also can’t work more than 6 months for the same employer.

Note: Eligible countries and conditions may change, please check with us for updated information.

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