Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Arrangements for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday Visa Applications 2015 - IMMI 15/040

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Commonwealth of Australia  
Migration Regulations 1994
 
ARRANGEMENTS FOR Work and Holiday and
Working Holiday VISA APPLICATIONS 2015

(Items 1224A and 1225 and paragraph 462.221(c))
 
 
I, MICHAELIA CASH, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations) for items 1224A and 1225 of Schedule 1 and paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations:
 
1.      REVOKE:
·      Instrument IMMI 07/084 (F2007L04105), signed on 17 October 2007, specifying a class of persons for paragraph 1224A(1)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; and
·      Instrument IMMI 07/085 (F2007L04111), signed on 17 October 2007, specifying a class of persons who do not have to provide evidence of government support for the grant of a visa for subparagraph 1224A(3)(b)(iii) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; and
·      Instrument IMMI 09/008 (F2009L01343) signed on 6 April 2009, specifying classes of persons and foreign countries for subparagraph 1225(3)(b)(i) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; and
·      Instrument IMMI 09/018 (F2009L01347) signed on 6 April 2009, specifying an address as the post office box address for paragraph 1225(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; and
·      Instrument IMMI 14/098 (F2014L01498) signed on 17 October 2014 specifying foreign countries, educational qualifications and addresses for item 1224A of Schedule 1 to the Regulations and paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations; and
·      Instrument IMMI 07/038 (F2007L02117) signed on 29 June 2007 specifying a class of persons for subparagraph 1224A(3)(c)(iii) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; AND
 
2.    SPECIFY foreign countries for paragraph 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations in Column 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument; AND
 
3.    SPECIFY for subregulation 2.07(6) of Part 2 of the Regulations the following classes of applicant, and for subitem 1224A(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following approved forms, and for paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations place and manner for making an application for a Work and Holiday (Temporary)(Class US) visa:
 
Work and Holiday (Temporary)(Class US) visa - Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday)
 
 
Class of applicant
Form
Place and Manner

1
Applicants who hold a valid passport issued by the United States of America
1208 or
1208E (Internet)
Applications which are not Internet applications may be made in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.

2
Applicants who hold a valid passport issued by a foreign country specified in Column 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument
1208
Applications must be made at the addresses, specified in Column 3 or Column 4 of Schedule 1 to this instrument for the corresponding foreign country.

 
 
4.    SPECIFY for paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations postal addresses and street addresses for making an application in Column 3 and Column 4, respectively, in Schedule 1 to this instrument, for applicants who hold a valid passport issued by the corresponding foreign country set out in Column 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;
 
5.    SPECIFY for the purposes of subparagraph 1224A(3)(b)(iii) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations that persons who hold a valid passport issued by the United States of America are a class of persons who do not have to provide evidence of government support for grant of the visa;
 
6.    SPECIFY that a class of persons for the purposes of subparagraph 1224A(3)(c)(iii)of Schedule 1 to the Regulations is holders of passports issued by the Islamic Republic of Iran;
 
7.    SPECIFY, for the purposes of paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, the educational qualifications in relation to the corresponding specified foreign country in Column 2 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;
 
8.    SPECIFY the following approved forms for subitem 1225(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations and the following place and manner for making an application for subitem 1225(3) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations for a Working Holiday (Temporary)(Class TZ) visa:
 
Working Holiday (Temporary)(Class TZ) visa - Subclass 417 (Working Holiday)
 
 
Class of applicant:
Form
Place and Manner

1
The applicant is, or has previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) visa
1150 or 1150E
 
Applications may be made:
(a)    by Internet OR
(b)   by posting the application (with the correct pre-paid postage) to:
 
PO Box 1269
CAIRNS
QLD 4870
AUSTRALIA
 

2
The applicant is not, and has not previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) visa and is the holder of a valid passport issued by a foreign country specified in Column 1 of Schedule 2 to this instrument and subject to the conditions, if any, specified in Column 2 of Schedule 2 to this instrument for the corresponding country
1150 or 1150E
 
Applications may be made
(a)    by Internet OR
(b)   in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia

 
This Instrument, IMMI 15/040, commences on 18 April 2015.
 
Dated   16 April 2015
 
 
 
Michaelia Cash
Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 
Schedule 1-   Item 1224A - Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa-  Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday)

 
Column 1
Foreign Countries
Column 2
Educational Qualification the applicant must hold:
Column 3
Postal address
Column 4
Street address

1
Argentina
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Villanueva 1400
Buenos Aires C1426BMJ
ARGENTINA
Australian Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Villanueva 1400
Buenos Aires C1426BMJ
ARGENTINA

2
Bangladesh
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian High Commission
The Visa Office
184 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-2
Dhaka 1212
BANGLADESH
 
Australian High Commission
The Visa Office
184 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-2
Dhaka 1212, BANGLADESH
OR
VFS Bangladesh Pvt, Ltd
Australia VFS Visa Application Centre
ZN Tower, 1st floor, Plot # 2
Road 8, Block SW(1), Gulshan Avenue
Dhaka 1212, BANGLADESH

3
Chile
tertiary qualification or have satisfactorily completed or have been approved to undertake a third year of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Santiago de Chile
Isidora Goyenechea
3621 Torre – B, Piso 12
Las Condes
SANTIAGO DE CHILE
Australian Embassy, Santiago de Chile
Isidora Goyenechea
3621 Torre – B, Piso 12
Las Condes
SANTIAGO DE CHILE

4
Indonesia
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jalan H. R. Rasuna Said
Kav C15-16 (Kuningan)
Jakarta Selatan 12940
INDONESIA
Australian Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jalan H. R. Rasuna Said
Kav C15-16 (Kuningan)
Jakarta Selatan 12940
INDONESIA

5
Islamic Republic of Iran
Diploma or Degree
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
PO Box 717
CANBERRA CITY ACT 2601
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
3 Lonsdale Street
BRADDON ACT 2612

6
Kingdom of Thailand
Diploma or Degree
Australian Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand
37 South Sathorn Road
Bangkok,  10120, THAILAND
Australian Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand
37 South Sathorn Road
Bangkok, 10120, THAILAND

7
Malaysia
 
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian High Commission
PO Box 10921
Kuala Lumpur,  MALAYSIA, 50730
Australian High Commission
6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
Kuala Lumpur, 50450, MALAYSIA

 
Schedule 1 -  Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa -  Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday)- continued

 
Column 1
Foreign Countries
Column 2
Educational Qualification
Column 3
Postal address
Column 4
Street address

 
Malaysia - continued
(as above, repeated for ease of reference)
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
(as above, repeated for ease of reference)
Australian High Commission
PO Box 10921
Kuala Lumpur,  MALAYSIA, 50730
OR, as an alternative to the above address:
Australia VFS Visa Application Centre
Suite 19.06 19th Floor, Wisma MCA
163 Jalan Ampang,
Kuala Lumpur, 50450, MALAYSIA

8
Poland
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Visa Office
Wallstrasse 76-79
D-10179 Berlin
GERMANY
Australian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Visa Office
Wallstrasse 76-79
D-10179 Berlin, GERMANY

9
Portugal
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Visa Office
Wallstrasse 76-79
D-10179 Berlin, GERMANY
Australian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Visa Office
Wallstrasse 76-79
D-10179 Berlin, GERMANY

10
Republic of Turkey
tertiary qualifications, or have satisfactorily completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Ankara, Turkey
PK 32,
Cankaya 06552
Ankara
TURKEY
 
Australian Embassy, Ankara, Turkey
MNG Building
Ugur Mumcu Caddesi 88, 7th Floor
Gaziosmanpasa
Ankara 06700
TURKEY

11
Spain
tertiary qualifications, or have satisfactorily completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Visa Office
Wallstrasse 76-79
D-10179 Berlin, GERMANY
Australian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Visa Office
Wallstrasse 76-79
D-10179 Berlin, GERMANY

12
United States of America
secondary school qualifications
for forms which are not Internet forms, applications may be made in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia
for forms which are not Internet forms, applications may be made in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia

13
Uruguay
tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study
Australian Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Villanueva 1400
Buenos Aires C1426BMJ
ARGENTINA
Australian Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Villanueva 1400
Buenos Aires C1426BMJ
ARGENTINA


Schedule 2 - Item 1225 - Working Holiday (Temporary)(Class TZ) visa - Subclass 417 (Working Holiday)
 
Column 1
 
Passport
Column 2
Conditions

1
Belgium
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Belgium

2
Canada
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Canada

3
Denmark
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Denmark

4
Finland
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Finland

5
France
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of France

6
Italy
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Italy

7
Norway
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Norway

8
Sweden
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Sweden

9
The Netherlands
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of The Netherlands

10
The Republic of Ireland
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of the Republic of Ireland

11
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Passport must indicate that the applicant’s nationality is British Citizen or British National (Overseas)

12
Estonia
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Estonia

13
Germany
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Germany

14
Japan
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Japan

15
Malta
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Malta

16
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China
Nil

17
The Republic of Cyprus
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of the Republic of Cyprus

18
The Republic of Korea
Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of the Republic of Korea

19
Passports issued by the authorities of Taiwan
Passport must not purport to be an official or diplomatic passport