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WORKING HOLIDAY SUBCLASS 417

Working Holiday Subclass 417

The Working Holiday Visa is for persons, aged between 18 and 30 and from a country with which Australia has a Working Holiday arrangement, who want to holiday and work in Australia for up to 12 months. The applicant for this visa cannot include a dependent child on their application and a partner will need to apply for their own visa. The best part is that thevisacan be extended from up to 24 months provided the visa holder undertook 3 months of seasonal work in regional Australia while holding a first Working Holiday visa.

This visa lets you:

  1. live in Australia for up to 24 months
  2. work for up to 6 months with each employer
  3. engage in any studies or training in Australia for up to 4 months
  4. leave and re-enter Australia on multiple occasions for 12 months from the date of visa grant

Eligibility criteria – First Working Holiday visa

The applicant must:

  • Be a passport holderof a countrywhich has a Working Holiday arrangement with Australia:
    • Belgium
    • Canada
    • Cyprus
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Hong Kong
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Malta
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Sweden
    • Taiwan
    • United Kingdom
  • Be aged between 18 and 30
  • Be a genuine visitor and have not been in Australia on a Working Holiday visa
  • Be able to demonstrate that they have adequate means to support themselves for the duration of their stay in Australia and a return airfare

Eligibility criteria – Second Working Holiday visa

The applicant must:

  • Be able to demonstrate substantial compliance with the visa conditions of the first Working Holiday visa
  • Have not entered Australia on more than one Working Holiday visa
  • Have undertaken 3 months of seasonal work in regional Australia while holding a first Working Holiday visa

For more information on the 417 visaor to book a consultation with our Registered Migration Agent, please call us on the given numbers.

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