417 VISA

Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) Subclass 417

The Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa is for young people from prescribed countries who wish to stay in Australia for a working holiday.

Highlights

  • If you are applying for your first subclass 417 visa, you must be outside Australia to lodge a valid visa application.
  • If you are applying for your second or third subclass 417 visa, you may be in or outside Australia to lodge a valid visa application.
  • This visa allows you to work in Australia, but you cannot be employed by the same employer for more than 6 moths.
  • This visa allows you to stay in Australia for up to 12 months.

Key Eligibility requirements

  • You must be a citizen of a particular country and be of a specific age. Eligible passports and age requirements are prescribed by legislative instrument, read the complete list here.
  • You must be able to demonstrate that you have access to sufficient funds to cover the cost of your stay in Australia.
  • You must be a genuine visitor whose principal purpose is to spend a holiday in Australia.
  • You must not be accompanied by dependent children during your stay in Australia.
  • If you are applying for your second or third Subclass 417 visa, you must satisfy the prescribed periods of “specified work in regional Australia”.
  • You must satisfy certain Public Interest criteria and Special Return criteria.
  • You must meet health and character requirements.

In this visa, a second-year can become available if you complete 3 months/88 days of specific work within regional Australia on your first 417 Working Holiday visa.