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1. Posted by Amy7785 (Budding Member 9 posts) 9y

Amy7785 has indicated that this thread is about Australia

This may sound like a silly question but when applying for my WHV do I need to send my passport away?

2. Posted by oslaue (Full Member 571 posts) 9y

for an australian visa NO...everything is done electronically. when you apply they will have your passport number on there computers.

when applying they identify your application through your visa passport number. if this changed then yah you are focked! so make sure your passport does not need to be renewed for some time.

3. Posted by mojorob (Moderator 1047 posts) 9y

The above answer is reliant on the WHM visa application being done online. It's possible to also make the application the old way, mailing it in. In this case, you need to enclose either your passport, or a certified copy of the "biodata or personal information pages".

Info here on the DIMA website for applying by post.

4. Posted by oslaue (Full Member 571 posts) 9y

do it online and get it issued within 2 days! do it by post and they may never receive it and takes way longer naturally!