The first travel guide written by Backpackers for Backpackers in Australia!!! Any extra info is welcome. The visa is valid for 12 months and allows multiple entries into and exits from Australia. Packed full of adventure, a working holiday overseas will allow you to get paid whilst you travel from coast to coast! Work in Australia If you wish to work in Australia and want to get an Australian working visa first, browse the few questions before applying for any visa. We are pleased to announce that the Department of Home Affairs is moving to mandatory online lodgement for Work and Holiday visa applications on 17 November 2018.This will make it faster and easier for you to lodge a Work and Holiday visa application for Australia. For visitors from the UK, here’s a simple guide to the UK working holiday visa. I am from Indonesia, can I apply for WHV when I am 32 years old.? I am an Irish citizen turning 33 and hoping to use this visa in the next year or so. You can check the immigration website to see your visas options : Yes, at least 18 and at most 30 years. For example, there’s reciprocal agreement between the UK and New Zealand that allows residents from one country to work in the other. Thanks, Hi there, In November 2018, Working Holiday Visa Australia age limit increased to 35 years for Canadian and Irish citizens. However, don’t lose heart: in 2016 Australia were in the top 5 countries for UK visas given to non-EU nationals, so you must be doing something right. Increasing the age limit to 35. Therefore if no age is specified, it means that the age limit is 35 years old. To be honest there is no timeline for this. To apply for a WHV you must be 18 to 35 years old (inclusive) for Canadian, French and Irish citizens. This is great news for travellers over 30 years old from a few countries! Thanks in advance. Is that correct? British citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 are eligible for the Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417), which allows you to work and travel in Australia for up to 12 months. You can usually stay up to 12 months, work for up to six months for any one employer and study for up to four months. ... you can email the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) at the British High Commission in Canberra at: [email protected] Tour Operators; Travel Deals; Popular Travel Routes; Transport – Getting Around Australia So, if your home country isn’t eligible for the Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417), you may be able to qualify for the Work and Holiday Visa (subclass 462) instead. They let you travel and work in New Zealand for up to 12 months, or 23 months if you are from the UK or Canada. I am very happy to report that the age limit for participation in the Australian “working holiday programme” has been increased from 30 to 35 years”, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Patrick O’Donovan has announced. Other partner countries (such as UK, Germany etc) are still in the process to amend the bilateral Working Holiday Maker agreement expanding the eligibility age to 35. Partner Hi, I am turning 35 soon, must I apply for my visa before then or do I have until I am 36? the Work and Holiday Visa allows visa holders to work and travel in … Now Portuguese up to the age of 35 can apply. Only with the Youth Mobility Program is the age limit extended to 35 years. In November 2018, Working Holiday Visa Australia age limit increased to 35 years for Canadian and Irish citizens. After the student visa has finished, this can (depending on the original course) be switched for a Post Study Work Visa which is valid for an extra two years. From today, the reciprocal age limit for Irish and Australian citizens to get a Working Holiday visa has been increased to 35. You definitely need to apply before you turn 31. No exceptions related with covid-19? Some manual workers and other types of jobs 50 years old. Contact To be eligible for a working holiday visa in Australia, you must be between 18 and 30 and apply for the visa before your trip. (b) is aged at least 18 and no more than:(i) 35; or(ii) if a younger age is specified in the instrument mentioned in paragraph (a) for the kind of passport the applicant holds—that younger age. Hi Milena, Have I left things too late? Hay !! On November 1, 2018, Australia announced an increase in the age limit to 35 years for Irish and Canadian citizens (on July 1, 2019 for French citizens) applying for a Working Holiday Visa to Australia. Maybe you could apply now and enter Australia as soon as the borders open and do your 88 days straight so you ll be able to renew (if of course you want to renew!). They let you travel and work in New Zealand for up to 12 months, or 23 months if you are from the UK or Canada. I’m portuguese 31 years old. It aims at allowing young Belgians to go to Australia and young Australians to come to Belgium, for a maximum period of one year. Do I have any chances to get a working holiday visa? It could be a few weeks, it could never happen. A UK Working Holiday Visa allows foreign nationals aged between 17 and 30 years to work and travel through the UK.