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Working Holiday Visa Scheme By Country

New Zealand currently offers Working Holiday Visas to citizens of 42 countries. As well as needing to meet the general requirements of this visa, each country has certain specific conditions. In this section we outline these differences.

Country Duration Age Range Quota Status  
Argentina 12 months 18 - 35 1000 visas per year CLOSED
Austria 6 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Belgium 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Brazil 12 months 18 - 30 300 visas per year CLOSED
Canada 12-23 months 18 - 35 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Chile 12 months 18 - 35 940 visas per year CLOSED
China 12 months 18 - 30 1000 visas per year CLOSED
Croatia 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Czech Republic 12 months 18 - 35 1200 visas per year CLOSED
Denmark 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Estonia 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Finland 12 months 18 - 35 unlimited visas per year OPEN
France 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Germany 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Hong Kong 12 months 18 - 30 400 visas per year CLOSED
Hungary 12 months 18 - 35 100 visas per year CLOSED
Ireland 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Israel 12 months 18 - 30 200 visas per year CLOSED
Italy 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Japan 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Latvia 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Malaysia 6 months 18 - 30 1150 visas per year CLOSED
Malta 12 months 18 - 30 50 visas per year OPEN
Mexico 12 months 18 - 30 200 visas per year CLOSED
Netherlands 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Norway 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Peru 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Philippines 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Poland 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Republic of Korea (South) 12 months 18 - 30 3000 visas per year CLOSED
Singapore 6 months 18 - 30 200 visas per year CLOSED
Slovakia 12 months 18 - 35 100 visas per year CLOSED
Slovenia 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Spain 12 months 18 - 30 200 visas per year CLOSED
Sweden 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Taiwan 12 months 18 - 30 600 visas per year CLOSED
Thailand 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED
Turkey 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year OPEN
United Kingdom 12-23 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
United States of America 12 months 18 - 30 unlimited visas per year OPEN
Uruguay 12 months 18 - 35 200 visas per year CLOSED
Vietnam 12 months 18 - 30 100 visas per year CLOSED

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