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 2018/ 19 commencing 1 July 2018
Austria     200 places
Czech Republic     500 places
Hungary     200 places

  500 places

Luxembourg     100 places
Poland     500 places
Portugal     200 places
San Marino     100 places
Slovakia      200 places (online lodgement)
Slovenia      200 places
Spain    1,500 places (online lodgement)


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 together with supporting documents to the Visa Office of the Australian Embassy Berlin.  Clients from Spain and Slovakia need to apply online through ImmiAccount.

Please do not send any supporting documents such as English test results or Letters of Government Support to Berlin ahead of your application. We do not have the resources to match loose, unsolicited documents with applications received at a later time.

Contact details

Note:  Berlin no longer offers a counter service.