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What does my working holiday visa let me do?

Working holiday visas generally allow younger visitors the opportunity to undertake some work and study while in New Zealand on holiday.

What you can do depends on the particular rules for your country's working holiday scheme. It would be best to refer to our website for general information about what each country’s scheme allows.

Working holiday visas

Where a scheme allows the holder to work for a certain number of months, either for particular employer or in total, this period is measured in consecutive calendar months, unless otherwise stated by a particular scheme (e.g. United Kingdom).