Australian Working Holiday Visa Program 2018
06 Feb 2018

As 2018 is on its way many young people are already making their plans for the coming season and their travel arrangements. Australian Working Holiday Visa Program is still one of the most popular programs for young people willing to travel and work for one year in Australia.

The beginning of the year is one of the most popular periods during the year for people to apply for OZ WHV. It takes a certain time to prepare the needed documents and the visa to be approved. The requirements very strict and should be met in order to be granted the visa. The applicants must be from eligible country and between 18-30 years old. The government is considering increasing the eligibility from 30 to 35 years for all countries but it is not confirmed yet. Applicants have to apply for their first WHV outside Australia. They need to proof having AUD 5000 to support their stay. Required is to pass a certain health tests as well.

If the applicant is approved he/she can enter Australia as many times as they want within the 12 months of visa validity period. They can work with one employer for up to 6 months. The visa also gives the right to the holder to study for up to 4 months.


To extend their stay working holiday makers can apply for a Second Working Holiday Visa.  In order to be eligible for the 2nd WHV applicants have to complete 88 days of specified regional work. The visa allows the holders to extend their stay with another 12 months. They should keep in mind that if they apply from Australia they should be there when the visa is granted. In order to make your experience flawless it is good to have the right support and secure a point of contact for any documents or legal issues that may occur.



More information about Australian Working Holiday Visa and 2nd Australian Working Holiday Visa.

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