Services

Australia
Australian Bank Account

Open your Australian bank account with one of Australia's largest banks before you leave home. Be reassured knowing that you can transfer funds securely to your Oz account and we can provide a statement of funds as evidence when going through immigration.

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Australian Second Year WHM and Other Visas

Extend your stay in Australia (or return at a later date) for an additional 12 months when you complete 3 months (88 days) work in a regional part of Australia while on your first visa. Relax in the knowledge that our visa experts will prepare your application based on the correct visa legislation.

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Australian SIM Card

An Australian Sim card allows you to be contactable by family and friends. Or start your job hunt early by including your Australian number on your CV so Australian employers can reach you even before you leave home. Instructions for unblocking your phone is also included.

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Construction Training Course

You will not be allowed work on site without this. The Construction Introduction Training Course, also known as the White Card course, is a 1 day course that must be completed in order to work at constructions sites in Australia. This course is mandatory for everyone who will carry out construction work, including construction site management and supervision, as well as anyone who would access operational construction zones. Our White card courses can be conveniently completed online and are nationally recognised.

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International Driving Licence (IDL)

An International Drivers' Licence shows that you hold a valid Driver's Licence in your home country. It is translated into eight languages. You need to get your IDL before you leave for Australia. Visa First organises IDLs for Irish residents in week once we receive your application. To apply you need the application form, a copy of your Irish Driver's Licence and a passport photo.

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Job Service Pack

Visa First has partnered with the leading Job Search specialist in Australia who have hundreds of new backpacker and longer term vacancies weekly. You also get ongoing personal support with your job hunt and tools to build your Australian CV. Our Job Service Pack makes it easy for you to secure work quickly. Our Job Service Pack makes it easy for you to secure work quickly.

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Kickstart Arrival packs

Worried about where you will stay when you arrive - how you will find your accommodation, make your way around? Don't be. Our Kickstart packs give you peace of mind knowing that you are not alone once you arrive. we arrange your airport collection, hostel accommodation (dorm or private), continental breakfast, free wifi, and an orientation to help you get your bearings for when you arrive.

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Mail Holding Service

With our Mail Holding service you can travel freely around Australia and make sure you receive all your mail. You can get all your correspondence delivered to us! We will keep it for you for up to 12 months. You may come and collect it whenever you wish. Or you can request your mail to be delivered to any address you provide either in Australia or abroad (postal fees would apply).

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Money Transfers (AU)

Visa First organises money transfers to and from Australian bank accounts opened with us at the lowest rates for international fund transfers. You will be able to send or receive money from Australia to Ireland, UK, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, etc.

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RSA Work Course

You cannot work in bar in without the RSA course, also known as the "Responsible Service of Alcohol" course. It 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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Tax Saver Pack

If you are planning to work in Australia, you will need a Tax File Number - otherwise you will pay 48% of your income on emergency tax. Its convenient and will save you time to have your tax file number set up before you arrive in Australia. We also arrange your tax reclaim when you leave Australia at a discounted rate.

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Travel Insurance

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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Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan Tourist Voucher/ Invitation Letter

Visa First has an established a pathway for providing customers with tourist, business, or family member vouchers. You are required to possess a tourist voucher or a business invitation letter in order to get a visa for Azerbaijan.

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China
China Tourist Voucher/ Invitation Letter

To get a visa for China you must provide an invitation letter from a Chinese entity or person. It must be verified by the relevant Chinese authority, and Visa First can provide you with an invitation letter with your visa at an additional cost.

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France
Apostille, Legalisations and Translations

Information concerning the legalisation, translation and apostille services Visa First provides the service of legalisation of documents for all countries. What is a legalised document? The legalisation of a document is the process of official confirmation of the authenticity of a document, signature or official stamp to be used abroad. The organisations that are providing those official documents are:

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Ireland
Irish Passport Application

You can get an Irish passport through descent, naturalisation, or if you were born in Ireland. If you have parents or grandparents who are Irish, if you have resided in Ireland for a continuous period, or if you were born in Ireland - you are eligible to get an Irish passport. Contact us today and we will arrange this for you.

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Irish Passport Renewal

Please bear in mind that most visas require your passport to be valid for at least 6 months after your entrance to the country. Visa First will renew your passport so you are ready to travel.

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New Zealand
International Driving Licence (IDL)

An International Drivers' Licence shows that you hold a valid Driver's Licence in your country of origin and will allow you to drive in New Zealand. The IDL is translated into eight languages and means that police and other authorities in different countries can understand your licence in their own language. You need to get your IDL before you leave for New Zealand. If you are an Irish resident, Visa First can organise your IDL in just 24 hours after we receive your application. To apply you'll need an application form, a copy of your Irish Driver's Licence and a passport photo.

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Money Transfers (NZ)

If you organise your bank account with Visa First, you will be able to transfer money to and from New Zealand at the lowest rates for international money exchange. Contact us today and learn why we provide the lowest international funds transfers rates.

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New Zealand Bank Account

Visa First makes sure you can start working and getting paid as soon as you get to New Zealand. We will organise your New Zealand bank account before you leave home which means you can transfer money in advance and access it as soon as you arrive.

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New Zealand IRD Number

To work in New Zealand, you will need a New Zealand Tax Number – called an Inland Revenue Department (IRD) number. Without an IRD number you will pay tax at the emergency rate of 48%. The Visa First NZ Taxsaver Pack gives you step-by-step instructions for getting your NZ IRD number fast so you can start earning and pay tax at the normal rate of 29%.

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NZ Tax Refunds

Most working holiday makers overpay tax in New Zealand and are owed a tax refund at the end of the tax year. Our customers get average refunds of $500 from New Zealand. As part of the Visa First Taxsaver Pack we'll help you get your New Zealand tax back.

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Russia
Tourist Voucher/ Business Invitation Letter

To get a Russian visa you are required to have a tourist voucher or a business invitation letter. Visa First is authorised to invite foreigners to Russia and can prepare the required document for you.

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Saudi Arabia
Tourist Voucher/ Invitation Letter for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia visits are allowed for the purpose of business or family meetings. In this case, the invitation letter acts as a testimony of your intentions, whether it is business, a government visit, work or employment visits.

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United Kingdom
UK National Insurance Number

To start working and getting paid in the UK, you'll need a UK tax number – National Insurance Number. It can take up to 2 weeks to apply for one but Visa First can start organising your application before you even leave home to help speed up the process.

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UK Passport Renewal

Is your passport about to expire or has it already expired? Need it quickly? Visa First can renew your passport in a day.

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UK Tax Refunds

When you leave the UK, or at the end of the UK tax year in April, Visa First can help you claim back any overpaid UK tax for you. Taxback.com gets Visa First customers average tax refunds of £960!

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