Australian Work & Holiday Visa for USA Citizens

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Subclass 462 Visa

The Australia Work and Holiday Visa is available to US citizens aged between 18 and 35 who want to go on a working holiday in Australia. The visa enables you to stay in Australia for up to 12 months and take up casual employment to help fund your stay.

Visa First can organise your Australia Work and Holiday Visa in just 48 Hours*.

*Applicants from the United States of America do not need to be or have been engaged in tertiary studies. USA applicants must have graduated from a high school.

On this Oz Work and Holiday Visa you are not allowed to work for more than 6 months with the same employer.

Visa First can help set you up with everything you need for life in Oz including a bank account, tax file number, tax information, a mobile SIM card, work courses, jobs and other arrival packages.

Apply for Your Australia Visa today

Our team can now book your Oz visa over the phone in just 5 minutes saving you time and effort. Call Visa First to book your visa now on low-call +1 866 772 9245. All visa applicants will be eligible for our arrival services in our Sydney Working Holiday Arrival Centre where we offer a guaranteed job service for working holiday makers. You can also book long-term apartment accommodation on arrival in our office or hostel accommodation pre-arrival.

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Visa First migration agency has been the trusted company for more than 30,000 each year. With over 10 years of experience in processing Australian visas, you will be taking advantage of huge hands-on experience. Number 1001083 issued by the Migration Agents Registration Authority means you can be sure a strict code of conduct will be followed.

Why Choose Visa First

  • We are MARA registered and have our own in-house Registered Migration Agent.
  • We have over 10 years' experience in processing visa applications.
  • We lodge over 30,000 visas annually.
  • We offer a complete range of services to get you work ready including Bank Account, Tax File number, SuperAnnuation account, SIM card, work courses – RSA, RGA, white card, language/university courses, airport pickup, job assistance, temporary accommodation, internet access, mail forwarding service, further stay visas
  • We have a specialized filing team and we don’t lodge a visa application unless we are certain that it meets with the immigration requirements at the time of lodgment to the Department of Immigration.

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We organize more than 60k visas every year

Demi Spencer

To whom it may concern, Our company has been working with Visa First for the last year. Debbie Ivins has been our point of contact. She is very fast and efficient with dealing with any requests and has been very helpful and knowledgeable with any of our visa queries we may have. We will continue to use Visa First in the New Year and would recommend their services to anyone with visa requirements.


Hi Liz, Hope you are feeling better, thanks for your e-mail it was a great surprize I was delighted to hear that I have been granted my visa and that I can stay in Oz with my boyfriend Dwayne. We are going into our summer at the moment and the weather is great, I hear ye have a lot of flooding at home peoples houses destroyed and others living in fear of flooding. I hope you do not live near any of the flooding.

Ronnan O'Ryan

Cheers for all your help. I'd just like to say I have found visafirst very good people to do business with. Very helpful, fast and efficient. Thanks for returning my call at the time you said you would and for advising me on the pack for New Zealand which includes the bank account and IRD number. You have made my heading to New Zealand less stressfull. Much appreciated.


Dear Sarah, I would like to thank you for your e-mail and your colleagues for providing me with professional and friendly visa service during the last nine months, especially because my situation was not a simple deal: non-EU citizen, differences in name transliteration. And I look forward to use your service again, if I decide to travel abroad in the future.

Alex Dawson

Hey Chris, Thanks for letting me know last night, made me sleep a little easier lol. Cheers again for all your help, you made things very easy and will defo pass on your details to any friends planning on a 457. All the best mate.


Dear All, Many thanks to you for all your help and advise in helping me get my Skilled Migrant Visa. I'm absolutley delighted! My intention is to head down to Brisbane in May this year and I'm really looking forward to it. I have no hesitation recommending VisaFirst / MigrationAbroad to anybody and a friend has already taken my advise and is applying for his visa with yourselves. Thanks again, Stephen

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The RSA course, also known as the "Responsible Service of Alcohol" course, is a 1 day course that must be completed in order to work in any position that involves the sale or serving of alcohol. Over 70% of working holiday makers will spend part of their year working in an environment serving alcohol (whether as a waiter or a barman).


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You must have travel insurance for your year in Australia. Visa First provide the cheapest 12 month travel insurance that not only covers you, but also your belongings. We offer the best custom travel medical insurance plan to our customers.


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Other Suitable Visas

Visa First is your reliable choice if you are looking to acquire an Australian visa. Working as an independent company for over a decade, our high Australian visa application success rate relates to the huge experience our migration agents have. Visa First will apply for your visa for Australia thus save you time, effort, and boost your chances of your visa being granted successfully. Select the visa type you need and see the requirements for your Australia visa application to be accepted. Click here to apply for an Australian visa now!

Your Australian Visa is Almost Granted

Our experienced representatives and migration agents form the ideal team to secure your visa for Australia. Our team will review and prepare your application, and advise on additional information and documents required - over the phone or online. Whether you are travelling for the purpose of tourism, for a working holiday, or seeking a new life as a permanent migrant – Australia has a visa policy that allows you to fulfill your dreams. We have a lot of experience dealing with the Australian Department of Immigration, related Australian government bodies and authorized third party organisations who are involved with your visa application. We know the pathways for successful processing of your visa application.

First things first - Let's get your visa

Submitting your web registration takes not more than a minute but the time we will save you may prove invaluable for your travel arrangements. Fill in your details and one of our representatives will contact you with all the information you need.

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