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The points based skilled worker permits do not require you have to a job offer or sponsor, although both of these are areas that contribute to your points total.


Family permits are available for spouses, life partners, fiancées as well as parents and children.


Migrate to Australia in an appropriate business or designated investments. Also ideal for retirees.


From temporary travel through to ownership or part ownership of a business in Australia.


For those applicants who have already got a job offer in Australia whether it is for a temporary period of time or a permanent nature.

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Discover all the different visa options available for travel, temporary immigration or a permanent move to Australia.

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Working Holiday Visa subclass 417 for Australia
Australia Working Holiday Visa - Other Subclasses
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Working Holiday Visa subclass 417 for Australia

Applications under the Working Holiday Visa subclass 417, should be made by 1st time applicants and those seeking a second working holiday visa from Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan and United Kingdom.

Applicants must have turned 18 but not yet have reached 31 at the time of the application.

Where do I apply for an Australian Working Holiday Visa?

You can only make an application outside of Australia if you are a first time applicant for the working holiday visa. If you are making a second application this can be made from inside Australia.

What does the Working Holiday visa allow me to do?

The visa allows you to enter Australia and stay for a 12 month duration. Furthermore it allows you work to supplement your funds, note you can only work for the same employer for up to 6 months.

Those wishing to undertake study may do so for up to 4 months.

How long does a Working Holiday Visa subclass 417 visa last?

The visa lasts for a period of 12 months.

When does the working holiday visa get activated?

If you are successful in your application you will need to activate the visa by entering Australia within 12 months. Upon entry the visa is activated and you are able to stay for a period of 12 months.

Do I have to stay in Australia the whole 12 months?

You are free to enter and leave Australia as many times as you like within the 12 months, time spent out of Australia cannot however be used to extend your visa.

Can I extend my working holiday visa?

The working holiday visa cannot be extended but an application can be made for a second working holiday visa. Such applications can be made from inside or outside of Australia. In order to apply you must have completed 3 months of specified work in regional Australia within the duration of your first working holiday visa as well as meet all the normal criteria.

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Age – be over 18 and under 30 at the time of the application
  • Previous Visa – not have entered Australia on a working holiday visa before
  • Location – applications must be made from outside of Australia
  • Time frame – applications must be made within 12 months of the intended travel date
  • Dependants – no dependants are permitted to travel with you
  • Health requirements – all applicants must meet the health requirements. It is recommended that Health insurance is taken out for the duration of the stay in Australia.
  • Character Requirements – applicants will need to meet the character and penal criteria
  • Financial Requirements – adequate financial resources need to be proven. This is generally accepted as AUD 5,000 and either a return or onward ticket (or funds to purchase such)
  • Australian Value Statement – the value statement is included in the application and applicants must sign to say they will respect the riles and laws of Australia.

About Intergate Immigration

Assisting thousands of families and companies a year, Intergate prides itself on hassle free, comprehensive and service driven solutions. Our innovative and efficient services have seen us grown prolifically over the last few years, but out attention to detail has remained as focused as ever.

Who better to trust with your application for a Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417).

How do I ascertain my eligibility or start the application process?

Our team of immigration experts would be delighted to assist you in determining your eligibility and can be contacted by either e-mailing your enquiry, requesting a call back or completing our free eligibility assessment. Alternatively feel free or ring us on any of the above numbers.