Luxembourg

Australian nationals

Applying for a long-stay Work and Holiday Visa in Luxembourg

Young nationals of Australia who wish to take advantage of the reciprocal agreement between Luxembourg and Australia should:

  • Intend primarily to holiday in Luxembourg for a period of up to twelve calendar months, employment being incidental and accessory;
  • be aged between 18 and have not turned 31 years at the time of application;
  • hold tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed or have completed at least two (2) years of undergraduate university study;
  • will not be accompanied by dependent children;
  • hold a valid passport;
  • possess a valid return ticket, or sufficient funds to purchase such a ticket;
  • have sufficient means, i.e. a minimum of EUR 2,500;
  • agree to hold medical and comprehensive hospitalization insurance which will remain in force throughout their stay in Luxembourg;
  • be a first time applicant under this Scheme;
  • submit a medical certificate issued by a medical doctor appointed by the Belgian Embassy, proving that they are not suffering from an illness or infirmity that might pose a risk to health, public order, or public security
  • produce a document vouching for their good character;
  • provide a letter from the relevant government ministry of Australia  (immigration) which includes consent to their stay in Luxembourg under the terms of this arrangement, see http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Ente/Work. If you click on Eligibility you find the information concerning the Letter of government support delivered by the ACT and Regions Office.

How to apply

Apply for a long-stay Working Holiday Visa at the Belgian Embassy in Canberra at the following address:

The Belgian Embassy in Canberra
19 Arkana Street, Yarralumla ACT 2600 – AUSTRALIA
Tel: + 61.(0)2 6273 2501 fax: + 61.(0)2 6273 3392
Email: canberra@diplobel.fed.be (link sends e-mail) - Website: http://australia.diplomatie.belgium.be 

All relevant information (i.e. documents you have to submit) can be found at the Belgian Embassy's website.