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Work & Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) have an extended holiday in Australia and work here to help fund their trip. As compared to subclass 417, this visa stream is subject to certain educational requirements for the applicant (depending on nationality)

Eligibility requirements

  • Have a passport from an eligible country
  • Be 18 to 30 years old (inclusive)
  • Apply from outside Australia
  • Not be accompanied by dependent children
  • Not have previously entered Australia on a subclass 462 or 417 visa.
  • Meet English language requirements

Benefits of a Work & Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

  • Do short-term work in Australia to help pay for your holiday
  • Study for up to 4 months
  • Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want
  • Do 3 months of specified subclass 462 work to become eligible for a second Work and Holiday visa

Work & Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) have an extended holiday in Australia and work here to help fund their trip. As compared to subclass 417, this visa stream is subject to certain educational requirements for the applicant (depending on nationality)

Eligibility requirements

Have a passport from an eligible country
Be 18 to 30 years old (inclusive)
Apply from outside Australia
Not be accompanied by dependent children
Not have previously entered Australia on a subclass 462 or 417 visa.
Meet English language requirements

Benefits of a Work & Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

  • Do short-term work in Australia to help pay for your holiday
  • Study for up to 4 months
  • Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want
  • Do 3 months of specified subclass 462 work to become eligible for a second Work and Holiday visa
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