A new Legislative Instrument - F2019L00196 - Migration Amendment (Working Holiday Maker) Regulations 2019, increases the maximum number of Subclass 417 and 462 visas a person may hold in Australia to three (3) visas.

These Regulations increase the maximum number of ‘working holiday maker’ visas from two (2) to three (3), where the visa holder meets additional work requirements. 

The applicant is required to complete 6 months specified work in specified circumstances in order to be eligible for a third ‘working holiday maker’ visa. 

Applicants for third WHV must have undertaken 6 months specified work while holding a second WHV and that this work was carried out on or after 1 July 2019

The specified work and circumstances are set out in IMMI 17/018: Working Holiday Visa – Specified Work and Regional Australia) Instrument 2017 and Nevett Ford Lawyers can assist with any questions or queries.

This Instrument commences on 1 July 2019.

Please contact our immigration lawyers and registered migration agents at Nevett Ford Lawyers for any questions or queries.

Telephone: + 61 3 9614 7111

Email: melbourne@nevettford.com.au