The Working Holiday Visa is a bilateral agreement between Italy and Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The exact conditions of the programme vary from host country to host country, but in each case the following applies:
*Note: if the number of Working Holiday Maker Visas has already been exceeded, you can also apply for a student visa.
Your visa application should be submitted to your local Italian embassy or consulate, where you will need the following documents:
Make sure to check with your local Italian embassy or consulate beforehand that no other documents are required, as your application will not be accepted until all the required documents are submitted.
Warning! If your visa application is refused, it may be a case that visa application fees will not be refunded.
Within 8 days of your arrival, you (accompanied by your host family) should go to the Immigration Office in your host family's prefecture, and submit the following documents:
We are continually researching and updating our host country information, but cannot guarantee that all material provided is complete and correct. If you notice gaps or inaccuracies, we would like to hear from you.