WHV 462 VISA

Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462

Indah Melindasari MARN 0961 448

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INDAH MELINDASARI, B.Com

MARN 0961 448 | UPDATED MAY 2019

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Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462 Brief Overview

Work and Holiday (Subclass 462) is a temporary visa that allows people 18 to 30 years old to have extended holiday and work to support themselves on their trip with a total time of 12 months.

People who currently hold or previously held a work and holiday visa have the chance to apply for a second or third Work and Holiday visa if they meet certain eligibility criteria.

Work and Holiday 462 Visa Requirements

  • a citizen from an eligible country
  • be 18 to 30 years old
  • have enough funds to support yourself
  • meet the education and English requirement
  • meet the health and character requirement
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What You Can Do As a Work and Holiday Subclass 462 Visa Holder?

As a WHV 462 visa holder you are allowed to:

  • do short- term work in Australia to help pay for your holiday
  • study for up to 4 months
  • travel to and from Australia as many times as you want

Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462 Streams

First Work and Holiday Visa

This visa allows people 18 to 30 years old to have extended holiday and work to support themselves on their trip.

Visa requirements :

  • a citizen from an eligible country
  • be 18 to 30 years old
  • not be accompanied by dependent children
  • not have travelled to Australia on a subclass 462 or 417 visa
  • provide a letter of support from your government for certain countries’ passport holders
  • have enough fund to support yourself, usually about AUD5,000 for your initial stay