Working Holiday Visa

The Australian Working Holiday Visa provides a young person with a 12 months stay in Australia and enables them to have incidental employment to supplement their stay.

The Working Holiday programme provides opportunities for people between 18 and 30 to holiday in Australia and to supplement their travel funds through incidental employment.

Bonus! If you obtain a Working Holiday Visa through Visas4oz we offer free access to a registered migration agent to help you stay in Australia. Working with our migration agent while you are in Australia can help you remain in Australia on a more permanent basis.

Am I eligible for a Working Holiday Visa? 

  • Your main reason for coming to Australia is to holiday (any work should be incidental to supplement funds).
  • You will not undertake studies or training for more than three months; and
  • You will leave Australia at the end of your authorised stay.
You also must:
  • Be aged between 18 and 30 years at the time of application
  • Hold a valid passport for UK, Ireland, Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway or Sweden
  • Have no dependent children
  • Have not previously entered Australia on a Working Holiday Visa. If you have already held a working holiday visa you will need to apply for a second working holiday visa
  • Meet health and character requirements; and
  • Be outside of Australia at the time of the visa grant

Work Conditions

Working holiday makers are permitted to do any kind of work in Australia. However, work for longer than six months with any one employer is not allowed.

Cost: £25 + $440

This cost is made up of:

  • Visa Fee. Australian High Commission processing fee of AUD$440 per person (£216 based on exchange rates valid 01/07/2015). This fee must be paid with a credit or debit card and will be shown on your bank statement as DIMIA Working Holiday Visa 440AUD.
  • Service Charge £25 per visa. We do not charge extra if you need extra documentation for medicals etc.

You can apply online for an Australia Working Holiday Visa, simply complete our easy online form and let us do the rest. If you need any assistance completing the form, please call us on 01270 842 670.

Please note:

  • Your visa application will take 2 to 10 days to process.
  • If you have previously held a Working Holiday Visa, you will need to apply for a second working holiday visa
  • Exclusive Guide Book Offer ‘First Time Backpacker’ – Receive 10% discount with coupon code VISAS4OZ.

New benefits:

  • Free Working Holiday City Guide
  • Free information on Medicare, a program which looks after the health of Australians
  • Information on Tax File Numbers; something you’ll need in order to receive an income in Australia
  • Information on using your bank account whilst in Australia
  • Information on finding a job in Australia, in addition to the requirements
  • Accommodation information

Australia ETA Tourist Visa

Whether you are travelling to Australia for business or pleasure, you will need a valid visa to gain entry. We offer an online application service for an ETA tourist visa, or a business ETA visa. Our visa processing service includes:

  • ETA / E Visa only £6.99
  • Easy online application
  • Issued within two working days
  • Visa tracking service
  • Free visa checking & updates
  • Copy of your Official Australian Government tourist visa
  • Online & telephone support

Visas4oz is not affiliated with the Australian Government. If you do not wish to take advantage of the many benefits of applying for an ETA with us, you can make your application to the Australian Government for $20AUD (£11.00).