Before you start

Before you continue you should read all the information about the Working Holiday or the Work and Holiday visas.
Working Holiday – Overview
Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417)
Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

Online applications can be made using a computer with an Internet connection.

To apply online your browser must support 128 bit encryption. You can check your browser if you experience problems connecting to these services. 
Online Services – Browser Requirements
eVisa FAQ

Start an application

You are encouraged to complete your application with as much information as possible at time of lodgement. Applications with missing information may take longer to finalise.

Important: When completing the online application you must avoid copying and pasting bullet points, numbering, accents etc from formatted documents into the free text fields. Only use numbers 0 – 9 and letters A – Z (upper and lower case), dashes '-' and underscores '_'.

Note: Applicants must hold an eligible passport to apply online. It is strongly recommended that this passport be valid for at least six months.


To complete an application you may be required to fill in Health Forms and attach supporting documentation.
Attaching Documents to a Working Holiday Application
Download Health Forms (If required)

Check the progress of your lodged application [[PASTING TABLES IS NOT SUPPORTED]] Working Holiday and Work and Holiday visa label requirements

If you are granted an online Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) or Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) you will be sent a notification of the grant of your visa via your nominated postal or email address.
Note: Please keep this notification as it describes the conditions that apply to your visa.
See: About Your Visa

Your visa is linked electronically to the passport details provided in your visa application. You can view your visa online using Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO). VEVO is a free online service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It allows you, and your employer or education provider, to view your visa details online.
See: Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)


Please read all available information before commencing the application. If you are experiencing difficulty within the application, most fields have help that can be accessed by clicking on the symbol.

Before you ask for additional help about this visa, you should read all the available web content and the visa information form.
See: Working Holiday Maker FAQ

If the help within the application does not meet your needs please contact the department.
See: Working Holiday and Work and Holiday Visas