Australian Embassy

work and holiday

Work and holiday visa (subclass 462)

General Information

This visa is for young people who want to holiday and work in Australia for up to a year, during which time they can also undertake short-term work and study.

Passport holders of the following countries are eligible for the program. Note that there are limited places for each program:


Country   Program Year 2017/ 18
Austria     200 places - commencement 15 February 2018
Czech Republic     500 places - commencement 1 March 2018
Hungary      200 places

   100 places

Poland      first 200 places -  filled (27 July);
   300 places in addition as of 1 October 2017  
Portugal      200 places
San Marino     100 places
Slovakia      200 places
Slovenia      200 places
Spain    1,500 places


How do I apply?

For more detailed information on the program see:  Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)

Where do I apply

Please mail your application to the Visa Office of the Australian Embassy Berlin.
Contact details

Note:  Berlin no longer offers a counter service.