Working holiday visas: France age cap increases to 35 from 1 July 2019; more countries not needing government support

Working holiday visas: France age cap increases to 35 from 1 July 2019; more countries not needing government support

France will be the third country to have the age cap increased to 35 years of age for its nationals from 1 July 2019 for Subclass 417 – Working Holiday visas. Also, more countries will be exempt from requiring evidence of government support for Subclass 462 – Work and Holiday visas as well as adding Ecuador and Greece to the program.

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Third working holiday visas start 1 July 2019 for 6 months of specified work

Third working holiday visas start 1 July 2019 for 6 months of specified work

Both working holiday visas, Subclass 417 – Working Holiday visas and Subclass 462 – Work and Holiday visas, will see a third working holiday visa beginning on 1 July 2019. They will require 6 months of specified work as the holder of a second working holiday visa and only if done after 1 July 2019. Learn also why these visas are unique in the way their visa grant lengths differ and how when granted they affect their visa conditions.

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WHM visas: More changes coming, including 3rd WHM visa, higher annual caps on 462 visas

WHM visas: More changes coming, including 3rd WHM visa, higher annual caps on 462 visas

More reforms to Subclass 417 - Working Holiday visas and Subclass 462 - Work and Holiday visas, including a third-year visa from 1 July 2019, lifting annual caps and increasing the number of regions deemed as regional, all in the name of attracting more agricultural workers to fill labour shortages.

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