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Working Holiday Visa (WHV) Consultation

The Working Holiday visa allows travelers to work in Australia to supplement their income and save money for their travel plans. Visiting a foreign country is always a thrilling experience. There are a range of activities, tasks, jobs and even, a way of life that one can adopt upon interaction with a foreign culture. The possibilities are abundant! The most exciting aspect of such a venture is the possibility of permanent stays provided by your host nation. The chances are that if an Australian permanent resident or citizen, or a New Zealand citizen who has obtained visa eligibility nominates you, you may apply for a visa (both temporary and permanent) in Australia. Let’s look at the benefits, eligibility criteria, and other essential requirements related to the Working Holiday visa. 

Working Holiday Visas

Work and Holiday Visa (WHV) subclasses

Working Holiday visa – 417

This visa offers an exciting opportunity to those who wish to work during their travel to Australia. An excellent pursuit for young adults, the benefits of this visa are applicable for people belonging to the 18-30 age groups internationally and 18-35 age groups for Canadian, French and Irish citizens. You can stay and work in Australia in all types of full-time, part-time, casual, and shift work for up to 12 months with the help of this visa. Voluntary work is also allowed. However, you must have a passport from a qualified country or jurisdiction, and secondly, must not be accompanied by children who are dependent on you. One can apply for the Working Holiday visa if they have citizenships of the countries of the following countries: Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan, and the UK.

Work and Holiday – 462

The Work and Holiday Visa-462 extends a similar set of benefits to tourists visiting Australia. A person can apply for this visa if they have citizenship of the countries of the following countries: Argentina, Austria, Ecuador, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, the USA, and Vietnam. The application for a Working Holiday visa includes identification documents such as your passport and financial proof that shows you have enough money to remain in Australia, typically AUD 5,000. You’ll be required to meet specific health and character requirements, as well as provide a police certificate. Both Visa 417 and 462 are acquirable by citizens belonging to countries participating in the Working Holiday Maker program. 

Special Category visa (SCV) – 444

This visa type is temporary, and a New Zealand citizen can acquire it to remain in Australia for work or study for an unspecified duration. However, the visa holder cannot exercise the same privileges reserved for Australian citizens or Australian permanent resident holders. Additionally, they cannot participate in Australian government elections, obtain student loans, and enlist in the Australian Defence Force. While the requirements for this visa are similar to other ones, the applicant must present a completed incoming passenger card upon arrival in Australia.

Book an appointment with a working holiday visa migration agent today!

The process leading up to acquiring a work & holiday visa can be a tricky one. People usually borrow the guidance of skilled migration agents for the process to devoid of any errors. We offer similar visa-related services at our firm. Book an appointment or connect through the website for a detailed understanding of the whole process. In addition, you may consider staying longer after a working holiday visa expired. Our motive is to meet the needs of our clientele. We take into account the problems faced during this procedure.