Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

The Subclass 462 is a work and holiday visa for eligible applicants between 18 to 30 years of age.

The Work And Holiday Visa (462 Visa)

Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

The Work and Holiday Visa offers an incredible opportunity to travel, explore and work in Australia for up to 12 months. This visa allows you to supplement the cost of your holiday through periods of temporary or casual employment year. The Work and Holiday visa is one of the best Australian visas for citizens of Argentina, Austria, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Uruguay and Vietnam, who are aged between 18 to 30 and meet other requirements.

What are the requirements for the 462 visa?

  • You must be at least 18 but not yet 31 years of age
  • You don’t have a dependent child with you at any time during your stay in Australia
  • You meet health and character requirements
  • You have relevant education qualifications
  • You have functional English language ability
  • You are a genuine tourist
  • You have approval from your government (except applicants from Argentina, Israel, the People’s Republic of China, Singapore and the United States of America)
  • You hold a passport from one of the eligible countries listed below:
    • Argentina
    • Austria
    • Chile
    • China, People’s Republic of
    • Czech Republic
    • Hungary
    • Indonesia
    • Israel
    • Luxembourg
    • Malaysia
    • Peru
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • San Marino
    • Singapore
    • Slovak Republic
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Thailand
    • Turkey
    • USA
    • Uruguay
    • Vietnam

What are the requirements to apply for a second and third Work and Holiday Visa (462 visa)?

In addition to the above requirements:

  • You must have complied with all the conditions on your first Work and Holiday visa
  • You must have not previously held more than one Work and Holiday visa
  • You must have completed three months of specified subclass 462 work
  • You must have not yet turned 31 years of age
  • From 1 July 2019, working holiday visa holders who undertake 6-months of specified work in a specified regional area during their second year can apply for their third working holiday visa.

What are the benefits of the 462 visa?

  • You can enter Australia at any time within 3 months of the visa grant date
  • You can stay for up to 12 months in Australia
  • You can leave and re-enter Australia any number of times in the 12 months from the date of first entry
  • You can undertake temporary employment and work for up to 6 months with each employer
  • You can study for up to 4 months.

How Better Life Migration can help you?

Better Life Migration can help you obtain your working holiday visa by assessing your eligibility, preparing and lodging the visa application along with supporting evidence and liaising with authorities till your application is granted. We offer a range of services to help you with your application.

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