Working Holiday Visas Increased to Three

Working Holiday Visas Increased to Three

February 25, 2019
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A legislative instrument has been passed increasing to three (3) the maximum number of subclasses 417 and 462 (WHV) visas a person may hold in Australia, provided the specified work requirement is met.

 

The legislative instrument–F2019L00196—Migration Amendment (Working Holiday Maker) Regulations 2019 will commence on 1 July 2019.

 

The applicant for a third WHV must have completed specified work for 6 months, in specified circumstances and locations. The 6-month specified work must have been undertaken while the applicant was holding a second WHV or a bridging visa that was in effect and granted on the basis of an application for a second WHV, and the said work must have been carried out on or after 1 July 2019.

 

For more information, refer to the full legislation available at: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2019L00196/Download.

 

If you are interested in these types of visas, please email Ms. Diana Tong at diana@parishlaw.com.au or call  (02) 8297 6767 or mobile 0434 236 236 (within Australia) or  +612 8297 6767 (overseas).