Working Holiday Visa 462 Subclass

The working holiday visa 462 subclass is a temporary Australian visa that allows working holiday makers to work while they travel around Australia. These visas are normally issued for a period of 12 months as part of a cultural exchange program between Australia and certain other countries, with the purpose of promoting diversity and intercultural understanding between the two countries.

Subclass 462 Visa Criteria

  • Hold a valid passport from an eligible country
  • Be aged between 18 and 30 years old
  • Have evidence of English proficiency
  • Meet health and education requirements
  • Be outside Australia when the visa is granted
  • Have at least AUD $5,000 to support yourself
  • Have a return ticket or proof of funds for a return ticket
  • Not have previously entered Australia on a visa 462 or 417 subclass

Are not accompanied by dependent children at any point while living in Australia

Eligible Countries for the Working Holiday Visa 462 Subclass

  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Chile
  • China, People’s Republic of
  • Czech Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uruguay
  • United States of America
  • Vietnam

The Specified Lines of Work for a Second or Third Visa

A working holiday maker that wants to apply for a second year visa 462 or third year visa 462 subclass must adhere to the following specified subclass 462 work requirements in these particular industries and regions:

  • Plant and animal farming in northern Australia and other stipulated areas in regional Australia
  • Fishing and pearling in northern Australia only
  • Tree farming and felling in northern Australia only
  • Tourism and hospitality in northern Australia only

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Bluestone Education and Migration can assist you with applying for a working holiday visa 462 subclass. Contact us today for more information regarding the specified subclass 462 work requirements.

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