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 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: (link sends e-mail) - Website: 

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

If you have specific questions concerning a visa in Luxembourg, please send an e-mail to