What is a Working Holiday Visa? Can I use it to teach English abroad?

 

Various countries throughout the world maintain reciprocal agreements with other nations that allow their citizens (typically youth under the age of 30 or 35) to work, live, and travel - usually for one year - in a foreign country legally through a Working Holiday Visa (also known as a "Youth Mobility Visa" in some cases). 

English-speaking countries such as Australia, Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, and New Zealand have established numerous relationships with countries throughout the world, including many countries in Europe that are popular destinations for teaching English abroad, including France, Germany, Italy and some other European nations.

How Can Americans Get a Work Visa to Teach English in Germany?

6 Steps for Americans to Gain Legal Working Status to Teach English in Germany

The allure of living and teaching English in Germany is quite obvious – an exquisite cultural heritage, dynamic cities, beautiful castles, delicious sausages and meats, huge steins of beer,  and one of the most stable and prosperous economies in Europe.   It makes complete sense why an American would choose to teach in this country after getting their TEFL Certification