Australian Work and Holiday Visa Form (US)


This Work and Holiday Visa application form is intended for US citizens between 18 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the time of their application.

With this visa, you may travel to Australia and combine holiday, work and studies.

As a US citizen, you may stay in Australia for up to one year and work for the same employer for up to 6 months, or study for up to 4 months. You can spend up to the full visa period on holiday.

Conditions for Work and Holiday visa application:

  • You must be between 18 and 30 years of age (inclusive)
  • You must be in good health
  • You must have the financial means to support yourself in the beginning of your stay

You can apply for several persons at the same time, and each Working Holiday visa will cost 549 USD.

Enter and confirm your email address to start the application process.

Please enter your email address:

  • Details of other name you have been known by

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  • Provide details of other citizenship(s) that you hold

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  • * Please select your country of residence
  • Provide details of the passport you hold for this citizenship. Enter these details exactly as they appear in your passport. If you have never held a passport for this citizenship, please leave these fields blank.
  • * Please choose your sex
  • * Birth day must be before today
  • * Please select country of passport
  • * Please input your passport number The passport number's format is incorrect
  • * Passport date of issue is invalid
  • * Passport date of expiry is nvalid
  • * Passport place of issue cannot be empty
  • Contact details

  • Give details of your current postal address. If your postal address is different, please amend the following details.
  • * Please input your address
  • * Please input your address
  • * Please input your city
  • please select a state
  • OR
  • * Please select a province
  • * Please input your postcode
  • please select country
  • Communicating with you

  • We can communicate about the application more quickly using e-mail. Do you agree to this Department communicating with you via e-mail? If you select yes to this question your email address and mobile phone number may be provided to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations for use in advising you of seasonal work opportunities in Australia.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • If yes, enter e-mail address
    please select country

    No> all communication will be sent to the above contact address. This may result in delays in receiving communication about your application.

  • Communicating with this Department

  • In the course of deciding this application, we may need you to attend an Australian Government office for an interview.If this occurs, which office would you prefer to go to?
  • This field must have a value
  • Contact details

  • Give details of the postal address for the authorised person.
  • * Given names can not be empty
  • * Family names can not be empty
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • please select a state
  • OR
  • * Please select a province
  • * Please input your postcode
  • please select country
  • Communicating with the authorised person

  • We can communicate about the application more quickly using e-mail. Do you agree to this Department communicating with you via e-mail? If you select yes to this question your email address and mobile phone number may be provided to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations for use in advising you of seasonal work opportunities in Australia.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • If yes, enter e-mail address
    please select country

    No> all communication will be sent to the above contact address. This may result in delays in receiving communication about your application.

  • Receive health and character information

  • Do you want your authorised recipient to receive health and/or character information about you and/or your dependants that may arise or be revealed in the course of this application (for example, requests for medical investigation, other health information about you, or the results of criminal history checks)?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Note that health and character information will be sent to the residential address you specified on the previous page if you choose NOT to have it sent to your authorised recipient.
  • Communicating with this Department

  • In the course of deciding this application, we may need you to attend an Australian Government office for an interview.If this occurs, which office would you prefer to go to?
  • This field must have a value
  • Details of visit to other country

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  • This field must have a value
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  • This field must have a value The date range is wrong, please correct
  • This field must have a value The date range is wrong, please correct
  • Details of Australian hospitals

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Intend to work in health care

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Childcare centres including preschools and creches

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
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  • Classroom situations

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
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  • Exposure to tuberculosis

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Expect to incur medical costs

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Care and/or mobility needs due to a medical condition

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Details of military service or training

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value The date range is wrong, please correct
  • This field must have a value The date range is wrong, please correct
  • This field must have a value

Personal details

  • * Given names can not be empty
  • * Family names can not be empty
  • * Please choose your sex
  • * Birth day must be before today
  • Field Relationship status must have a value
  • Your place of birth
  • * Please input your city
  • * Please input your city
  • * please select your country of birth
  • Your country of residence
  • Select your country of usual residence from the list provided. You will be asked later in this application to provide your full residential address in this country.
  • * Please select your country of residence
  • Your passport details
  • * Please select country of passport
  • * Please input your passport number The passport number's format is incorrect
  • * Passport date of issue is invalid
  • * Passport date of expiry is nvalid
  • * Passport place of issue cannot be empty
  • If you have an Australian visa grant number, please enter the visa grant number
  • If you have a current Australian visa label in your current or previous passport, please enter the visa number
  • Identity card details
  • Details of identity card or identity number issued to you by your government (if applicable) eg National identity card.
    Note: If you are the holder of multiple identity numbers because you are the citizen of more than one country, provide the identity number on the card from the country that you are a permanent resident of, or reside in
  • When do you propose to enter Australia using the visa that you are applying for now?
  • The date must after today
  • Do you have any dependent children?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Are you known by any other names? (This includes names before marriage.)
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you hold any other citizenship than that shown as your Passport Country above?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Have you been granted and entered Australia on a Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) before?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Have you been granted and entered Australia on a Working Holiday Maker visa (subclass 417) before?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you hold health insurance to cover your stay in Australia?
    You may be requested to provide evidence of your health insurance cover
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Have you graduated from high school, or enrolled, deferred or been accepted to undertake study in a post secondary educational institution?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you have evidence that you meet approved educational requirements for a Work and Holiday visa?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Have you previously been to Australia, held or currently hold a visa for travel to Australia?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Have you previously had an Australian visa cancelled, been detained in Australia, removed or deported from Australia, or refused entry into Australia?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Position Details

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Details of education

  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Details of education provider. Please enter details of the institution at which you are enrolled, or have graduated from.
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • Residential address details

  • Give details of the residential address in your home country.
  • * Please input your address
  • * Please input your address
  • * Please input your city
  • * Please select a province
  • * Please input your postcode
  • Your contact telephone numbers
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    Please enter your phone number
  • +
    Home phone (please include country code)
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    Please enter your mobile phone number (please include country code)
  • Assistance with this form

  • Did you receive assistance in completing this form?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Health declarations

  • You are required to answer the following questions for yourself and any other person included in the application.
  • In the last 5 years have you visited or lived outside for more than 3 consectutive months?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you intend to enter a hospital or a health care facility (including nursing homes) while in Australia?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you intend to work as, or study to be, or train to be, a doctor, dentist, nurse or paramedic during your stay in Australia?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you intend to work, or be a trainee, at a child care centre (including preschools and creches) while in Australia?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you intend to be in a classroom situation for more than 3 months (e.g. as either a student, teacher, lecturer, or observer) while in Australia?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Have you:
    1. ever had, or currently have, tuberculosis?
    2. been in close contact with a family member that has active tuberculosis?
    3. ever had a chest x-ray which showed an abnormality?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • During your proposed visit to Australia, do you expect to incur medical costs, or require treatment or medical follow up for:
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
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  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Do you require assistance with mobility or care due to a medical condition?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Visa applicants are encouraged to be immunised against infectious diseases before travelling to Australia. Visa applicants who are unable to arrange their immunisation before departure from their home country are encouraged to seek advice on arrival in Australia. The Australian state and territory health authorities assist people to obtain general medical help and advice, including immunisation. Parents are strongly encouraged to have their children immunised against hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis, haemophilus influenzae type-b (Hib), pneumococcal and meningococcal infections, mumps, measles, rubella and varicella (chickenpox). Babies between the ages of 2 and 8 months of age (only) are also encouraged to be immunised against rotavirus.

    Parents should bring any immunisation records for their children with them to Australia.

    Rubella vaccinations are strongly encouraged for women of child-bearing age.

  • Character declarations

  • Have you, ever:
  • been convicted of a crime or offence in any country (including any conviction which is now removed from official records)?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • been charged with any offence that is currently awaiting legal action?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • been acquitted of any criminal offence or other offence on the grounds of mental illness, insanity or unsoundness of mind?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • been removed or deported from any country (including Australia)?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • left any country to avoid being removed or deported?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • been excluded from or asked to leave any country (including Australia)?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • committed, or been involved in the commission of war crimes or crimes against humanity or human rights?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • been involved in any activities that would represent a risk to Australian national security?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • had any outstanding debts to the Australian Government or any public authority in Australia?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
  • been involved in any activity, or been convicted of any offence, relating to the illegal movement of people to any country (including Australia)?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • This field must have a value
    1. served in a military force or state-sponsored or private militia, or
    2. undergone any military or paramilitary training, or
    3. been trained in weapons or explosives use (however described),
    other than in the course of compulsory national military service?
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Declaration

  • I certify that:
  • • I have read and understand the information provided to me at the beginning of application, I am aware of the conditions that will apply to my visa and that I am required to abide by them.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • I understand that the visa I am applying for does not permit me to be employed in Australia with one employer for more than 6 months.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • I understand that the visa I am applying for does not permit me to undertake studies or training for more than 4 months.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • I have sufficient funds for the initial period of my stay in Australia and for the fare to my intended overseas destination on leaving Australia.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • Any employment is incidental to my holiday in Australia and the purpose of working is to supplement my holiday funds.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • I am applying for a Working Holiday visa for the first time and have not previously entered Australia on a Working Holiday visa (on a passport of any country).
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • I am the holder of approved educational requirements for a Work and Holiday visa.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • I have truthfully declared all relevant details required of me in this application.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • If granted a visa, I will advise the Australian Government of any change in my circumstances.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • • I will respect Australian values as listed at the beginning of this application, during my stay in Australia and will obey the laws of Australia.
  • No Yes This field must have a value
  • Document upload: Copy of passport ID page

  • Please upload a valid file

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