Paying the WHV application fee
Paying and submitting the WHV application
The WHV application costs AUD450, which is around CAD435 or EUR285. Note that the fee is non-refundable, even if your WHV is denied. But don’t worry, 99% of applications are successful.
Additional fees apply depending on your payment method:
- Visa and MasterCard: + 1.32%
- American Express and JCB: + 1.40%
- PayPal: + 1%
- Diners Club International: + 1.99%
- Union Pay: + 1,90%
Enter your payment information and click “Submit.”
Now, breathe—you’re done!
The “Acknowledgement of Application Received”
A few minutes after submitting your application, you should receive a “no reply” email with an attachment—’Immi Acknowledgement of Application Received.PDF.”
The attached PDF contains several important reference numbers:
- Your transaction reference number (that’s the number you saw at the top of the page throughout the online application process)
- Your application ID
- Your file number
- Your Visa Application Charge Receipt Number.
Download the PDF and keep the email, you may need this info later on.
Curious about processing times? Go to the next section!
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The Working Holiday Visa Adventure as a Solo Traveller
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Your first steps in Australia with a Working Holiday Visa
15 Tips for a Successful WHV Experience
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