Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) document checklist

You must provide documents to support your application for this visa. We can make a decision using the information you provide when you lodge your application. It is in your interest to provide all relevant information with your application.​

Do not send original documents unless we ask for them. Documents not in English must be accompanied by accredited English translations.

Use this checklist to make sure your application is complete​. A completed application form as follows:


Your personal documents

Scan and submit copies of the following documents:

  • The biographical pages of the current passport (these are the pages with the holder's photo and personal details and the issue/expiry dates).
  • Your birth certificate showing both parents' names. If you do not have a birth certificate and are unable to get one, you must provide a copy of the identification pages of at least one of the following documents:
    • family book showing both parents' names
    • identification document issued by the government
    • court-issued documents that verify your identity.
  • If your name has changed: a copy of evidence of the name change.
  • A recent passport-sized photograph (45 m x 35 mm). The photograph should be of the head and shoulders only against a plain background.
  • If you have served in the armed forces of any country: military service record or discharge papers.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds: a bank statement showing you have access to funds of at least AUD 5000.