Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417

Working Holiday Visa  Subclass 417  enables an individual to travel and explore while simultaneously working in Australia. Working Holiday visa Australia gives a temporary leisure to the immigrants of several countries, listed in the eligible countries to apply for Subclass 417 visa. The main objective of this visa is to strengthen the Cultural and bilateral ties between developed and developing nations, to promote harmony in the economies. To know about the Working Holiday Visa requirements, cost, process, go through the page.

Working Holiday Visa Eligible Countries for Australia Subclass 417

  1. Belgium
  2. Canada
  3. Republic of Cyprus
  4. Denmark
  5. Estonia
  6. Finland
  7. Netherlands
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Taiwan
  11. Malta
  12. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders)
  13. Republic of Ireland
  14. United Kingdom
  15. Italy
  16. Japan
  17. Norway
  18. Sweden
  19. Republic of Korea


  1. Must be younger than 31 and more than 18.
  2. Should not have any dependent child under your care during the time of stay in Australia.
  3. Have a passport of the eligible countries
  4. When you apply for working holiday visa, you must be outside of Australia.
  5. Match with health standards and character requirements of Australian government.
  6. Need to have proper educational qualifications along with proof
  7. Proportionate funds to support the temporary living in Australia (approximately AUD 5,000)
  8. Test results of English Proficiency tests, in case of English speaking countries no test is required to live in Australia.
  9. Must have palpable purpose to stay in Australia.

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Second Working Holiday Visa subclass 417: Eligibility Requirements

  1. Fall between 18 to 31 years of age
  2. Valid passport of any eligible country
  3. Adequate financial funds to support the expenses in Australia
  4. Completed 3 months or 88 days in specified work in Regional Australia.
  5. Have health insurance and health related checkups.
  6. There should not any criminal conviction that may hinder the character requirements.


 The approximate cost of Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417 is AUD 450. The applicant has to look after the other expenses as well that includes health certificate, character certificate an documentation.

List of personal documents for Working Holiday Visa subclass 417 Australia

The applicants have to provide personal documents in order to prove their verification.

  1. Passport biographical papers which are scanned copies are needed to submit.
  2. Scanned copy of birth certificate with parents name mentioned on the same
  3. Passport sized photograph of the applicant measuring 45 mm * 35 mm with plain background.
  4. A bank statement (minimum AUD 5,000) demonstrating your financial status and ability to operate in Australia.
  5. If you have served any military then a proof of record or discharge paper.

NOTE: You need not to provide original documents until and unless asked. Also, all the documents should be in English language, if not, then it is needed to get translated by qualified translators.

Documents checklist for Second Working Holiday Visa

The second Working Holiday Visa can be made outside of Australia or inside of Australia (i.e. offshore or onshore). This Australian working holiday visa grants work rights to visa holder while traveling for a short period.

  1. Previous employments pay slips
  2. a written and signed piecework agreement marking out the pay rate per piece and how it is measured
  3. Employer references
  4. Payment summaries
  5. Tax return statement
  6. Group certificate
  7. Completed 1263 – Working Holiday visa employment verification form
  8. An Australian bank statement mounting the time duration of the specified work
  9. A written and attested agreement marking out any lawful deductions in the pay.

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Processing Time

In accordance with the latest updates in the application processing time of Subclass 417 visa, the 75% of applications are done within 21 days, whereas, 90% of application are done in the tenure of 35 days. Processing may suffer if proper documents are not laid down forward to Australian Government.

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  1. Gives you the opportunity to enter and expand career path in Australian economy for 12 months maximum.
  2. Chance of Study for maximum 4 months.
  3. Work for 6 months with any interested employer of Australia
  4. Have an option to leave and re-enter in Australia at any point of time within the visa validity period.

Time to pack your bags and visit Australia under Working Holiday Visa Subclass 417. For complete details, call the official helpline: +91-7042184185/Email your queries on info@makevisas.com or visit the Make Visas Pvt. Ltd. Office.

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