Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417)
Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417)
Do you want to experience life in Australia but haven’t decided yet if you want to stay here for good?
The good news is that, you can still make it happen without having to worry about the legalities of being in this country even just for a while.
With a Working Holiday Visa (WHM), you are entitled to casual work rights like the extended stay accompanied by work in Australia
for up to 12 months.

A young individual can apply for the 417 Working Holiday Visa Australia if:

  • At least 18 but not hasn’t reached 31 years of age yet
  • Does not have a dependent child to accompany at any time while staying in Australia
  • Hold a passport of an eligible country

With a Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417, you can stay in the country for up to 12 months, work in Australia, generally, for until six months with every employer, study here for up to four months and leave and return to this country as much as you want as long as the visa is valid.

When applying for this visa, it is important that you:

  • • provide the necessary documents to prove your claims as mentioned in your application.
  • You never came to Australia on any working holiday visa prior to this visa application
  • You coming with genuine intention of holiday in Australia and will return once Working holiday visa gets over
  • Have a proof of financial amount to support yourself during the stay and to purchase a return ticket to home country
How long will it take to get my visa grant?

There is no definite time mentioned by immigration department to get this visa, but it is highly observed that 75 percent of the applications for Working holiday visa Australia gets approved in less than 20 days and 90 percent of the applications are processed within 36 days


How long will this visa last for?

Your working holiday visa will be valid for one year from the date you enter the country and you may enter within 12 months of the date of grant of visa.


Can I extend my 417 visas?

You cannot extend this particular visa; however, you can apply for another visa to continue living in Australia such as holiday visa subclass 462.

Provided information should not be taken as exhaustive, additional requirements for the visa do apply. Visa requirements may differ as per individual circumstances. For your eligibility assessment visit one of our qualified professionals.

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