Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)
- General information
- Application process for Vietnamese citizens
- Document checklist for Vietnamese citizens
- Fees and charges
- Application form
- Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
- Quick links
The Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) allows Vietnamese participants to
- stay in Australia for up to 12 months
- work in Australia, generally for up to six months with each employer
- study for up to four months
- leave and re-enter Australia any number of times while the visa is valid
- apply for a second Work and Holiday visa if you have worked for three months in northern Australia in tourism and hospitality or agriculture, forestry and fishing.
The program year commences on 1 July each year and ends on 30 June the following year. There is a limit of 200 first Work and Holiday visas granted to Vietnamese passport holders during this program year.
Australian Citizens: As this is a reciprocal arrangement, Australian citizens are able to apply for a Work and Holiday Visa to Vietnam. There are 200 places allocated for every program year. For more information on the program and the visa application process, please directly contact the Vietnamese Embassy in Australia (see www.vietnamembassy.org.au) or the Department of Employment (DOE), Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam (MOLISA) (see www.vieclamvietnam.gov.vn/). At this time more information can also be obtained from the Australian Embassy in Hanoi via firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Step 1: Apply to the Department of Overseas Labour (DOLAB), Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam (MOLISA) for a Letter of Recommendation to support your visa application
See: DOLAB's website at http://laodongkynghi.dolab.gov.vn
- Step 2: Prepare your documents
Step 3: Apply for a Work and Holiday visa at an Australian Visa Application Centre
See: Where to apply
A list of current fees and charges for a Visitor visa is available at the Department of Home Affairs website.
See: Fees and charges
See: Application forms
For more information please refer to the Department of Home Affairs website www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/462-
Last updated 27 November 2018