Work and Holiday Visa SC 462

Work and Holiday Visa SC 462

The Work and Holiday Visa SC 462 lets applicants aged 18 to 30 years (inclusive) have an extended  holiday trip in Australia and work in the country to fund and support their trip.  

The SC 462 lets visa holders visit Australia multiple times within a period of 12 months. It permits visa holders to work for up to 6 months under an employer and study in Australia for up to 4 months. In the case of certain specified work and regional areas,  the Work and Holiday SC 462 Visa holders can work up to 12 months.

Eligibility

  • The applicant must have an eligible passport from a certain country or jurisdiction
  • Your age must be 18 to 30 years (inclusive) 
  • Your application must be submitted when you are outside Australia
  • You must not be accompanied by a dependent child in Australia
  • This must be  your first visit with an Australian Working Holiday Visa
  • You must not have entered Australia on a SC 462 or 417 Visa.
  • You must be able to support your stay in Australia with sufficient money. 
  • Should meet all health and character requirements.

 

Benefits

  • With this visa, you can work and live in Australia for  12 months
  • You can do short-term work and fund your trip in Australia. 
  • You can study for up to 4 months
  • Travel multiple times to and from Australia while holding this visa
  • On doing 3 months of specified work, you can become eligible for a Second Working Visa.

Work

With this visa you can do any kind of work in Australia, but usually visa holders must only work under the same employer for 6 months. 

Duration

This is a temporary visa which is valid for a period of 12 months from the date it has been granted. It permits multiple entry to and from Australia during this period.