Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417)
Countries/Regions Participating in Working Holiday Program
The table lists the countries and regions involved in the Working Holiday Program with Australia. If you hold a passport for one of these countries, you may be eligible to apply for this visa.
Cyprus, Republic of
Ireland, Republic of
Korea, Republic of
*Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (includes British National Overseas passport holders).
- Hong Kong Documents of Identity cannot be used to apply for this visa
- German Documents of Identity or Children's passports cannot be used to apply for this visa
- European Union and national identity cards cannot be used to apply for this visa. You must apply using a passport from an eligible country. If you lodge an application using an identity card, your application cannot be accepted, and you will need to lodge another application using your passport
- If you are from Chile, Thailand, Turkey or USA, you may be eligible to apply for a Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462), which provides similar opportunities for tertiary educated people aged 18 to 30.
Exemption: Applicants from the USA are exempt from the tertiary education requirement.
See: Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462)