Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462

Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462 gives an opportunity for the individuals to explore the country and work simultaneously for the time being. Work and Holiday Visa Australia  is a one year visa program that boosts the cultural exchange and promotes the alliance between Australia and other countries. It is a temporary visa therefore an applicant can live in Australia for the specified period.


Candidates need to ensure that they meet up all the eligibility requirements to be eligible for the  Subclass 462.  Following are the eligibility requirements:

  1. You must be in the age group of 18-31 years.
  2. No dependent child can accompany you during your stay in Australia.
  3. You must be the passport holder of one of the eligible countries.
  4. You have to fulfill health and character requirements.
  5. You must have sufficient funds for your stay in the country.
  6. You have to score at least 4.5 in IELTS exam.

Related:  Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417.

Eligible Countries of Work and Holiday Visa for Australia Subclass 462

If you are a passport holder of any of the below-given eligible countries, then you are eligible to apply: 

  • Argentina
  • Bangladesh
  • Chile
  • China, People’s Republic of
  • Hungary
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • USA
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam

Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462 Conditions

  1. You can’t apply for this visa, if you already are a holder of other visa with ‘no extended stay’ condition.
  2. You have to be outside Australia at the time of filing visa application.
  3. Being a Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462 holder, you can’t apply for another visa to enter in Australia.

Related: Visit Australia on Travel visa

Processing Time

  1. The processing of this visa may vary as it is entirely based on personal documents and when the case is lodged. You have to submit all the required documents to avoid the delay.
  2. Applications which are submitted online  takes around 34 days for 75% of applications and for 90% applications the time-period is 80 days.

Related: Steps to apply for Australia tourist visa from India

The cost of 462 visa Australia is AUD 450.


  1. You can stay in Australia for the period of 12 months. However, you can’t extend the period.
  2. You may study in Australia for the period of four months.
  3. You can enter and leave Australia as many times till the visa is valid.
  4. You are free to work in Australia for the time-span of six months with one employer.

For more information regarding Work and Holiday Visa Subclass 462 , you can call on the official helpline +91-7042184185  or Email your queries on info@makevisas.com .

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