417 VISA

Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417

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Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Brief Overview

Working Holiday Visa subclass 417 is a visa program intended for young people overseas who want to travel to Australia while working to fund their trip.

This visa program is suitable for people looking for some adventures in Australia and some work experiences. It allows you to travel, work, and study (for up to 4 months) in Australia during 12 months of your stay.

There are ways to stay longer in Australia after your first working holiday visa ends by applying for a second working holiday visa and a third working holiday visa if you meet the requirements.

Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Eligibility

There are six requirements that you must meet before you apply for a Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417:

  1. You must be a passport holder from these countries:
    • Belgium Canada Republic of Cyprus Denmark Estonia
      Finland France Germany Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders) Republic of Ireland
      Italy Japan Republic of Korea Malta Netherlands
      Norway Sweden Taiwan (other than an official or diplomatic passport) The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  2. You must be in the age of between 18 to 30 years old. For Canadian, Irish, and French citizens, the maximum age is 35 years old.
  3. You must never have entered Australia using visa subclass 417 or 462 before, unless you are applying for a second or third working holiday visas based on your eligibility from the previous working holiday visa held.
  4. You must show a financial evidence of minimum AUD $5,000 to support yourself while you are in Australia until your departure.
  5. When you are applying for your first Working Holiday Visa, you must apply for this visa from outside Australia and must be outside Australia at the time of decision.
  6. You must not be accompanied by any dependent.

Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Processing Time:

The processing time for this visa is between 40 days to 3 months. However, it may take longer due to application volumes, seasonal peaks, incomplete applications etc. It would be good to submit decision ready application with complete documents.

Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Cost:

Applying for this visa costs AUD $485 payable to the Department of Home Affairs.

What You Can Do With Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417

  1. Allows you to travel in Australia in a longer duration, for up to 12 months
  2. Allows you to work part timely, casually, or full timely for up to 6 months per employer during your travel
  3. Allows you to gain more work experience while on a holiday
  4. Allows you to study or take a course for up to 4 months
  5. Allows you to leave and enter Australia as many times as you want
  6. Allows you to continue to the second and third working holiday visa if you meet the requirements that allows you to extend your travel in Australia while funding your trip.

Frequently Asked Questions

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ONEderland Consulting managing director and also registered migration agent with MARN 0961 448 is here to answer your questions!

  1. Will I be able to continue to the second working holiday visa if I am 30 years old by the time I am on my first working holiday visa?
    • No. you must be no older than 30 years old by the time you apply for the second and third working holiday visa. In this case, you are not eligible to continue to the second and third program, unless you are a Canadian, French, or Irish Citizen then the maximum age is 35 years old.
  2. Can I get the 417 visa twice?
    • You can only apply for the working holiday visa once only. You are not allowed to apply for this visa if you have previously entered Australia with the 417 or 462 visa. If you have been on the first working holiday visa, then you may continue to the second working holiday visa.
  3. What work can I do on 417 visa?
    • What work can I do on 417 visa?
      During this program, you are allowed to do any work possible. There are many industries that you can work in, such as agriculture industries, fishing and pearling, tree farming and felling, mining, and construction. You can work as much or as little as you want in full-time, part-time, casual, paid or voluntary work. However, the work is restricted to a period of six months with any single employer. You may continue to the second working holiday visa once you meet the requirement of 3 months of work experience or 88 days’ period during your first working holiday visa.
  4. What happens if I work for more than 6 months during my WHV?
    • You are not allowed to work beyond 6 months with the same employer or in the same employment, unless you obtain permission from the Department of Home Affairs. If you do work beyond 6 months without permission, then you would have breached the condition of your visa and your visa may be subject to cancellation. You can continue working with your employer when you continue to the second WHV.
  5. How do I extend my working holiday visa to the second program?
    • You must apply for the second WHV before your first WHV expires. If you wish to come back later, you should apply for the second WHV before you turn 30 years old (35 years old maximum for Canadian, French, and Irish citizens). You can only apply for the second WHV maximum one year after you finish your first WHV.

417 VISA

Three Steps Process

01

Prepare all the required documents

You must first gather all of the required documents and organize a health examination. You must check if there are any additional requirements for your country.

02

Apply for the visa

You can lodge the visa online through the IMMI Account or appoint a migration agent to assist you. After lodgment, you should monitor your application in case the department requires additional information or document from you.

03

Receive your visa outcome

Once your visa is granted, you will receive a visa grant letter with some information such as your visa grant number, the date your visa starts and ends and your visa conditions.
Then you are ready to start your journey!

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    417 VISA

    Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417

    Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Brief Overview

    Working Holiday Visa subclass 417 is a visa program intended for young people overseas who want to travel to Australia while working to fund their trip.

    This visa program is suitable for people looking for some adventures in Australia and some work experiences. It allows you to travel, work, and study (for up to 4 months) in Australia during 12 months of your stay.

    There are ways to stay longer in Australia after your first working holiday visa ends by applying for a second working holiday visa and a third working holiday visa if you meet the requirements.

    Photo Bu Indah

    WRITTEN BY
    INDAH MELINDASARI, B.Com

    MARN 0961 448 | UPDATED MAY 2019

    SHARE THIS INFORMATION

    Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Eligibility

    There are six requirements that you must meet before you apply for a Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417:

    1. You must be a passport holder from these countries:
      • Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders), Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan (other than an official or diplomatic passport), The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
    2. You must be in the age of between 18 to 30 years old. For Canadian, Irish, and French citizens, the maximum age is 35 years old.
    3. You must never have entered Australia using visa subclass 417 or 462 before, unless you are applying for a second or third working holiday visas based on your eligibility from the previous working holiday visa held.
    4. You must show a financial evidence of minimum AUD $5,000 to support yourself while you are in Australia until your departure.
    5. When you are applying for your first Working Holiday Visa, you must apply for this visa from outside Australia and must be outside Australia at the time of decision.
    6. You must not be accompanied by any dependent.

    Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Processing Time:

    The processing time for this visa is between 40 days to 3 months. However, it may take longer due to application volumes, seasonal peaks, incomplete applications etc. It would be good to submit decision ready application with complete documents.

    Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 Cost:

    Applying for this visa costs AUD $485 payable to the Department of Home Affairs.

    What You Can Do With Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417

    1. Allows you to travel in Australia in a longer duration, for up to 12 months
    2. Allows you to work part timely, casually, or full timely for up to 6 months per employer during your travel
    3. Allows you to gain more work experience while on a holiday
    4. Allows you to study or take a course for up to 4 months
    5. Allows you to leave and enter Australia as many times as you want
    6. Allows you to continue to the second and third working holiday visa if you meet the requirements that allows you to extend your travel in Australia while funding your trip.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Photo Bu Indah

    Mrs. Indah Answers

    ONEderland Consulting managing director and also registered migration agent with MARN 0961 448 is here to answer your questions!

    1. Will I be able to continue to the second working holiday visa if I am 30 years old by the time I am on my first working holiday visa?
      • No. you must be no older than 30 years old by the time you apply for the second and third working holiday visa. In this case, you are not eligible to continue to the second and third program, unless you are a Canadian, French, or Irish Citizen then the maximum age is 35 years old.
    2. Can I get the 417 visa twice?
      • You can only apply for the working holiday visa once only. You are not allowed to apply for this visa if you have previously entered Australia with the 417 or 462 visa. If you have been on the first working holiday visa, then you may continue to the second working holiday visa.
    3. What work can I do on 417 visa?
      • What work can I do on 417 visa?
        During this program, you are allowed to do any work possible. There are many industries that you can work in, such as agriculture industries, fishing and pearling, tree farming and felling, mining, and construction. You can work as much or as little as you want in full-time, part-time, casual, paid or voluntary work. However, the work is restricted to a period of six months with any single employer. You may continue to the second working holiday visa once you meet the requirement of 3 months of work experience or 88 days’ period during your first working holiday visa.
    4. What happens if I work for more than 6 months during my WHV?
      • You are not allowed to work beyond 6 months with the same employer or in the same employment, unless you obtain permission from the Department of Home Affairs. If you do work beyond 6 months without permission, then you would have breached the condition of your visa and your visa may be subject to cancellation. You can continue working with your employer when you continue to the second WHV.
    5. How do I extend my working holiday visa to the second program?
      • You must apply for the second WHV before your first WHV expires. If you wish to come back later, you should apply for the second WHV before you turn 30 years old (35 years old maximum for Canadian, French, and Irish citizens). You can only apply for the second WHV maximum one year after you finish your first WHV.

    417 VISA

    Three Steps Process

    01

    Prepare all the required documents

    You must first gather all of the required documents and organize a health examination. You must check if there are any additional requirements for your country.

    02

    Apply for the visa

    You can lodge the visa online through the IMMI Account or appoint a migration agent to assist you. After lodgment, you should monitor your application in case the department requires additional information or document from you.

    03

    Receive your visa outcome

    Once your visa is granted, you will receive a visa grant letter with some information such as your visa grant number, the date your visa starts and ends and your visa conditions.
    Then you are ready to start your journey!

    Quick Links

    GET STARTED

    Let Us Help You With Your 417 Visa Application

    We’ve helped hundreds of people around the globe by providing them with high quality document work for their Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 application.

    Never take unnecessary risk. Let ONEderland Consulting, the best Australian visa expert in Perth handle your case.

    Contact us through the form below to take the first step of your journey to Australia.

      Your Name

      E-mail Address

      Phone Number

      Your Message