Australian Embassy

work and holiday

Work and holiday visa (subclass 462)

General Information

This visa is for young people who want to holiday 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:


Work and Holiday program 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019


Are places still available?

Austria    YES
Czech Republic    YES
Hungary    YES


Luxembourg    YES
Poland    YES
Portugal    YES
San Marino    YES
Slovakia    YES
Slovenia    YES
Spain    YES


How do I apply?

For more detailed information on the program see: Subclass 462 - Work and Holiday

Please note that the Department moved to mandatory online lodgement for Work and Holiday visa applications on 17 November 2018.  This means that from this date,  nationals of the above countries must lodge their visa application online.  This can be done through the Department of Home Affairs website using ImmiAccount (see above link to Subclass 462). Since 17 November 2018, paper applications are no longer accepted


Note:  Berlin no longer offers a counter service.