Work Holiday Visa (Subclass 417)

You must be a citizen of and hold a valid passport from one of these countries/ jurisdictions:

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First Working Holiday Visa

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (or 35 years old for some countries) who currently hold, or who have held… (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​You must have a passport from an eligible country or jurisdiction

You can do any kind of work while you are here​

You must have completed 3 months of specified subclass 417 work​​​

If you are in Australia, you must hold a substantive visa or your last substantive visa expired less than 28 days ago

Stay

12 months

Cost

From AUD 510

Processing Time

25% of applications: Less than 1 day

50% of applications: Less than 1 day

75% of applications: 28 days

90% of applications: 3 months

Applications which had been on-hand while Australia’s borders were closed are now being finalised. As these older applications are being finalised, published processing times have increased. Applications lodged recently are being finalised quickly. 75 per cent of applications lodged since 1 November 2021 that were finalised before 28 February 2022 were finalised in 17 days

Second Working Holiday Visa

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (or 35 years old for some countries) who currently hold, or who have held… (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​You must have a passport from an eligible country or jurisdiction

You can do any kind of work while you are here​

You must have completed 3 months of specified subclass 417 work​​​

If you are in Australia, you must hold a substantive visa or your last substantive visa expired less than 28 days ago

Stay

12 months

Cost

From AUD 510

Processing Time

25% of applications: Less than 1 day

50% of applications: Less than 1 day

75% of applications: 28 days

90% of applications: 3 months

Applications which had been on-hand while Australia’s borders were closed are now being finalised. As these older applications are being finalised, published processing times have increased. Applications lodged recently are being finalised quickly. 75 per cent of applications lodged since 1 November 2021 that were finalised before 28 February 2022 were finalised in 17 days

Third Working Holiday Visa

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (or 35 years old for some countries) who currently hold, or who have held… (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​You must have a passport from an eligible country or jurisdiction

You can do any kind of work while you are here​

You must have completed 3 months of specified subclass 417 work​​​

If you are in Australia, you must hold a substantive visa or your last substantive visa expired less than 28 days ago

Stay

12 months

Cost

From AUD 510

Processing Time

25% of applications: Less than 1 day

50% of applications: Less than 1 day

75% of applications: 28 days

90% of applications: 3 months

Applications which had been on-hand while Australia’s borders were closed are now being finalised. As these older applications are being finalised, published processing times have increased. Applications lodged recently are being finalised quickly. 75 per cent of applications lodged since 1 November 2021 that were finalised before 28 February 2022 were finalised in 17 days

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