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Working Holiday Visa Update Philippines

Working Holiday Visa Update (Philippines), September 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Philippines and Australia have launched "Working Holiday Visa" to allow tourists to work in each other's nations. The key points of this deal are:

Filipino and Australian 18–31-year-olds can receive the visa. Candidates must have completed tertiary education or two years of college or post-secondary education. They must also meet health, character, and national security standards and have health and medical insurance throughout their stay.

  • The visas allow people to work and stay in the host country for a year. When they initially arrive in the host country, time begins.

  • Labor regulations: "Working Holiday Visa" visa holders who work in the host country must follow the same diplomatic labor regulations as native workers. This means they must observe local worker employment terms.

  • After 12 months, persons can leave the Philippines or Australia and return with the same visa.

  • Visa application fees: The story states there are fees, but the government hasn't announced how much.

  • The paper states the two countries haven't announced when these new visa programs will begin.

Working Holiday Maker Visa Update

Working Holiday Makers in Australia can work in any occupation or industry while in Australia, generally for up to 6 ​months with one employer. But this visa condition 8547 is temporarily relaxed and below timeframe applies.

Visa condition 8547

From 19 January 2022 to 30 June 2023, WHMs working in any sector anywhere in Australia may continue to work for the same employer or organisation for longer than 6 months without requesting permission.

For details please visit: Visa condition 8547 - 6-month work limitation.


Read more about other country visa requirements: 
https://www.racc.net.au/australian-border-opens-tourist-visa-holders-can-come

Working Holiday Visa

Working Holiday Visa is for young adults who want an extended holiday and to work here to fund it.

Basic Eligibility for Working Holiday Visa:

  • Must be 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) - except for Canadian, French and Irish citizens, Danish (new inclusion), Italian (new inclusion) up to 35 (inclusive)

  • Must have a passport from an eligible country or jurisdiction

  • Must not be accompanied by dependent children

Working Holiday Visa Application

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The Philippines and Australia will establish a work and holiday visa arrangement

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First Working Holiday visa

Period: 12 Months

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) - and Canadian, French, and Irish citizens 18 to 35 years old (inclusive) - have their first extended holiday in Australia and work here to help fund their trip.

  • ​​​You must have a passport from an eligible country or jurisdiction

  • You can work while you are here

  • You can apply for a second Working Holiday visa if you meet certain eligibility criteria

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  • Find out eligible passport holders from different countries who can apply for Working Holiday visa.

  • If in the below list, there is no annual cap mentioned, that means there's no limit or cap for that country.

  • The passport holders of countries listed with Green are eligible to apply for subclass 417 whereas the ones in yellow are eligible to apply for subclass 462.

  • In addition to the table below, an additional 1400 places will be allocated each year to Hungary, Austria and Slovak Republic. (This allocation is excluded from the table below)

  • For 2022-23 only, the caps will increase to 30% more than which was initially allocated. Find the latest allocation below:

 

Update:

  • Application from Mongolia is currently closed

  • Applications from Ecuador and Vietnam is now suspended due to a high volume of lodgements, applications are temporarily suspended

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Second Working Holiday visa

Period: 12 Months

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) - and Canadian, French, and Irish citizens 18 to 35 years old (inclusive) - who currently hold, or who have held, a Working Holiday visa, have a second working holiday in Australia.

  • ​​​​You must have a passport from an eligible country or jurisdiction

  • You can do any kind of work while you are here

  • You must have completed 3 months of specified work while holding your first Working Holiday (subclass 417) visa

  • You can apply for a third Working Holiday visa if you meet certain eligibility criteria

Third Working Holiday visa

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) - and Canadian, French, and Irish citizens 18 to 35 years old (inclusive) - who currently hold, or who have held, a second Working Holiday visa, have a third working holiday in Australia.

  • ​​​You must have a passport from an eligible country/jurisdiction

  • You can do any kind of work while you are here

  • You must have completed 6 months of specified work while holding your second 417 visa or a bridging visa in certain circumstances

Working Holiday Visa Extension

If your Working Holiday Visa is expiring, you may or may not be able to extend to another Working Holiday Visa depending on your eligibility

You may have 3 options to choose from if you want to extend your stay in Australia.

1. Apply for a second/third Working holiday Visa depending on your eligibility

2. Apply for a Student Visa

3. Apply for a Tourist Visa

You may have a lot of study options including English Courses and 6 months to 1-year diploma courses.

You may have a lot of options to choose from including $5500 Diploma courses for 1 year to Masters level courses.

Few popular study options among many working holiday visa holders have been: 

  • English Courses

  • 1 Year Diploma of Leadership and Management Courses

  • Other Trade and Hospitality courses (Painting, Construction, Carpentry, Cookery etc.)

  • Bachelor/Master courses

Some of the trade courses and other courses are in high demand in Australia and may make you eligible to apply for Permanent Residency in the future. Find out study options all across Australia:

https://www.racc.net.au/popular-study-options-australia

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