Australian Embassy

462 Visa for Israelis - Information in English


Israeli Work and Holiday visa applications must be lodged in Berlin commencing 1 July 2018

The new program year for Work and Holiday visa applications for Israeli nationals will commence on 1 July 2018.

Commencing on 1 July 2018, Work and Holiday visa applications for Israeli nationals must be lodged by post to the Australian Embassy in Berlin.

Important information

  • Applications must be posted to:

Australian Embassy
Visa Office
Wallstrasse 76-79
D-10179 Berlin, GERMANY

  • Any applications lodged at the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv will be invalid. The Tel Aviv office cannot forward any applications to Berlin on your behalf.
  • Applications can only be processed if they are received by post on or after 1 July 2018. Applications lodged in person will not be accepted.
  • Please ensure that your payment details are correct and that your bank will allow for international transactions.  Applications where the payment does not work will be invalid and will not be processed. Payment of the Visa Application Charge should be made via ImmiAccount prior to submitting your paper application.  To use this function, you need to create your own ImmiAccount, make the payment, and then include a copy of the Online Payment receipt with your visa application.  Information on ImmiAccount is available at Information on “how to pay” is available at
  • Applications mailed together by groups or couples will not necessarily be considered together or given priority.
  • Please remember to include in your application formal evidence that you have at least functional English.  For most clients, this is the result of a formal English test.  Further information is available at, Tab "Visa applicants" and then section on "Functional English".
  • Please also include English translations (by an Israeli Notarion or an Australian NAATI translator) of any relevant supporting documents to ensure your visa application can be processed efficiently.
  • The cap for the Israeli Work and Holiday program is 500 places per year. Once 500 visas are granted, other applications will not be considered.
  • The Department will publish a notice on the Australian Embassy Berlin website at when the cap of 500 places has been filled.
  • More information about the subclass 462 Work and Holiday visa, and how to apply, can be found at the Department’s website and the Australian Embassy Berlin website at


Frequently asked Questions and Answers (FAQs)


Telephone inquiries:

Global Service Centre, Australia. (+61 2 61961096). 

The line is open between 11:00 to 24:00 (midnight) Tel Aviv time.