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Australian Wokring Holiday Visa
Before you start booking flights and checking out places to rent, you need to make sure you’re legally able to work in the Australia. There’s a few options available to you and if you’re not lucky enough to hold an Aussie Passport you’ll have to get a Working Holiday Maker visa, which you’ll have two options below.

Australian Working Holiday Visas

Working Holiday Visa ( Subclass 417)

  • For passport holders from UK, Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, HSKAR, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Malta, Netherlands, Norway & Sweden

Working Holiday Visa ( Subclass 462)

  • For passport holders from USA, Argentina, Chile, Malaysia, Thailand & Turkey

Extend Your Australian Working Holiday Visa

Extend your Working Holiday Visa

If you’ve entered Australia on the 417 Visa you’ll have the opportunity to extend your visa for another year if you complete 88 days of “specified work” in an “approved area, on the postcode list”, amongst a few other criterion. Find the criteria below to see if you are eligible for a 2nd Year Visa Extension.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Have completed 88 days of specified work in regional Australia while on your first Working Holiday 417 Visa
  • Be aged between 18 and 30 years (inclusive) at the time of applying, however, you may be aged over 30 years of age at the time your visa is granted
  • Be applying no more than 12 months before you intend to travel to Australia, if applying from outside Australia
  • Will not be accompanied by dependent children at any time during your stay in Australia

  • What is Specified Work?

    The Department of Immigration defines specified work as, Plant and Animal Cultivation, Fishing and Pearling, Construction, Mining, Tree Farming and Felling. Fruit Picking and harvest work is obviously the most popular to extend your Australian working holiday visa!

    In What Areas Can You do Specified Work?
    The best way to know where you can do specified work to extend your Australian working holiday visa is to check the postcode list.

    Australian Working Holiday Visa Fees

    The cost of visas changes from time to time. The cost of your visa is dependent on the date we receive your application. If there is a price increase between the date you lodge your application and the date we receive your application, you will need to pay the new application charge.

    Australian Working Holiday Visa Fees