China added to eligible countries
for Work and Holiday visa

The Australian Government has recently specified approved forms and processes for making applications for Work and Holiday (462) visas from China and also specifies classes of persons eligible to apply for Working Holiday (417) visas and conditions to meet valid applications.

Applicants from China must:

  • Hold a valid passport issues by the People’s Republic of China
  • Holders of this passport are not required to provide evidence of Government support for the grant of the visa
  • Chinese applications cannot be lodged by post
  • Application must be made by appointment and in person at one of the the three addresses provided in the Instrument in either Beijing, Guangzhou or Shanghai