Australia has negotiated a Work and Holiday Visa Arrangement with Singapore commencing on 1 August 2017.
This arrangement allows up to 500 young Singaporeans who meet the educational requirements and have functional English to experience a working holiday in Australia.
Credit/Debit card surcharge of 1.95% applicable for card payments.
Only Master card or Visa cards issued in Australia are acceptable Courier Service: IPVSC centres provide a courier service to return your processed applications back to your address at an additional service charge of AUD 19.95 (inclusive of GST) and return by courier for Visa and few Consular Miscellaneous services Application is purely optional service selected for convenience to the applicants SMS Service: Optional SMS service provide you with three SMS updating you in real time on the status tracking of your lodged application at an additional service charge of AUD 1.99 (inclusive of GST) Payment Instructions: Preferred mode of payment At the application centre by Credit Card/EFTPOS At the application centre in Cash Other Payment modes Fees can be paid by Money Order/Postal Order, in favour of, “VFS Services Australia Pty Ltd” For all type of applications, same day pick up requests will incur an additional VFS Global Emergency Processing Fee of Au.00 (inclusive of GST) including interim/complete withdrawal cases.
If there is a case of extreme emergency, a one way Emergency Certificate can be issued to enable Indian nationals to travel to India to attend to the emergent situation.
It is recommended you also provide a certified copy of the Bio-data page of both the previous passport and your new passport or an endorsement in the current passport with the new name as the principal name.
You must notify us of a change in address if you have an undecided application for a visa with us and you intend to change your residential address for 14 days or more.
You should advise us of a change of address while you hold a visa to assist us to contact you if required.
It takes 10 days for the application to be processed or you can pay 4 for an urgent application which takes 3 days. (thats a heads up for all your documents, drivers licence etc its easier to keep them up to date ) You are even given instructions on how to take and upload your own paasport photo and the website tells you if the photo is acceptable.
New Zealand Australians refers to Australian citizens whose origins are in New Zealand, as well as New Zealand migrants and expatriates based in Australia.