Philippines Working Holiday

Which countries offers Working Holiday Visa Scheme for Filipinos?

Working Holiday Visa Countries Available for Filipinos.


Working Holiday visa requirements might change. If you wish to apply for a visa, you should always do more research about your current case or situation.

A working holiday visa allows Philippine passport holder travel while having a job in a country. They are offered with different agreements between countries. Find out what countries offer Working Holiday Visa for nationals of the Philippines.

Related: Working Holiday Visa for Filipinos in Australia

Countries offering Working Holiday Visas

South Korea

Young Filipinos can go in South Korea through SWAP program via International Youth Exchange. This is quite a unique program as you will be exchanged with a certain family member abroad.

Both Working Holiday Visa and SWAP program will be all about cultural exchange. However, Working Holiday Visa is more flexible compared to SWAP.

There is a USD 300 application fee and is refundable if there is no suitable match family found.


Currently,  Filipinos are not eligible for the mean time but highly skilled Filipinos are encouraged to apply for an Independent Visa 189 in Australia. Working Holiday announcements will be posted at the Border and Immigration Department website of Australia.

We’ll update this post once announcement from the Australian Government has been published.

New Zealand

Filipinos are allowed to stay 1 year in New Zealand. You must have enough funds to support your stay in the country. Eligible applicants such as fresh graduates from a university are encouraged to apply.

The application process can be done online at the New Zealand Immigration website. Note that there are only limited slots available and not all applicants will be accepted. Statistics is telling us that fresh graduate applicants have great chances of visa approval.

Application for Working Holiday Visa in New Zealand for Filipinos is currently closed.

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