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1. Posted by dublin32 (Budding Member 15 posts) 9y

Is the WHV approved online or do they send you out a visa or is it just on a computer at the airport where you land in Australia

2. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4893 posts) 9y

They send you an email (I think, nowadays, although a couple of years ago for me they still sent a real world letter) and mark it in their computers when your WHV is approved, which shows up for immigration when you arrive at the airport. You then still need to get the visa sticker put into your passport (possible right there at the airport in Sydney (immediately after passport control), and otherwise at the immigration offices in various big cities), so that you can show that to employers.

[ Edit: Edited on Oct 16, 2007, at 10:26 AM by Sander ]

3. Posted by kombizz (Full Member 1416 posts) 9y

would you please tell me what WHV stands for?

4. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 9y

Working Holiday Visa - really a simple google check and you would have found this information and detail quite easily.

5. Posted by dublin32 (Budding Member 15 posts) 9y

Thanks sander as i'm kind of pushed for time, so sending and recieving letters is out of the question

6. Posted by dublin32 (Budding Member 15 posts) 9y

Just to update everyone, i applied for my whv visa yesterday and have been approved today. A very efficient service i must say