Australia Working Holiday Visa Extension
(2nd Year)

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Extend Your Stay With Visa First!

If you've been in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa and would like to stay for another year, Visa First can organise a Second Year Australian Working Holiday Visa for you. This will allow you to enjoy Australia for another 12 months, extending your stay to 24 months and it can be applied for from in or outside of Australia. Call now on 866 772 9245 or register online for a callback to start your application! Our team will send you all the forms you need and start processing your Oz Visa immediately. Alternatively, see prices, farm work requirements & more faq's.

Farm/ Regional Work Requirement for Your 2nd Year

The Australian Working Holiday Visa Extension (2nd year) is available to people who have completed three months specified work (construction work including) in regional Australia while on their first year Working Holiday visa. Regional Australia is defined by specific postcodes. You should check the postcode list before starting specified work to ensure it is in an eligible area.

How to Get a Second Year Australian Visa?

  • You have to be between 18 but not yet 31 years old.
  • You must still be eligible for the 1st year visa - no criminal record, no breach of Australian immigration rules, must be in good health.
  • You have completed three months specified work in regional Australia while on your first Working Holiday visa.
  • You can provide evidence of this specified work. Download the Employment Verification Form 1263 here. This must be completed by all the employers you have done seasonal work for during your first 12 months in Oz.

Please note that if you have previously applied for, or attempted to apply for, a 2nd Australian WHM Visa, you need to tell us when submitting your application.

Second Year Visa Cost

  • UK residents and other countries: £315
  • Ireland residents: €365
  • Australia residents: AUD 595
  • Canadian residents: CA $495

The processing time is between 3 working days to 3 weeks after your documents are with the embassy. If you are in Australia and your 1st year visa is about to expire - when we submit your extension application you will be granted a bridging visa until your application is assessed.

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With over 10 years of experience in visa processing, Visa First will make sure your application meets all requirements, thus maximising your chances of success. Our in-house migration agent (number 1001083 issued by the Migration Agents Registration Authority) is a guarantee a strict code of conduct will be followed when processing your application.

Why Choose Visa First

  • Free assessment over the phone or online.
  • Your application won't be lodged unless it meets the immigration requirements, thus we will save you money in case you are not eligible for the visa.
  • You get over 10 years of visa processing experience on your side.
  • Your application will be represented by a trusted Australian agent.
  • Our dedicated customer support team is available for help before, during, and after your application. You have direct access to visa specialists who process over 50,000 visa inquiries a year.
  • Benefit from our complete Australian pack - 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. View all services.

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