Visa Process and Requirements - Australia Education Group

Visa Process and Requirements

To secure an Australian Student Visa, you must:

  • take admission to an Australian educational institution for a full-time course and make sure you have your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
  • sincerely mean to complete the pertinent study span in Australia
  • have an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the span of your stay in Australia. 
  • have adequate funds through which tuition fees, cost of living, and return ticket charges can be managed easily.
  • start your online application process
  • pay the application fee as soon as you receive a transaction reference number 
  • attend a visa interview 

You will get the final decision on your application after appearing in the visa interview.

Visa Requirements:

For an Australian Student Visa, you will be required to provide:

  • Identity Documents 
  • Educational Documents 
  • Proof of English Proficiency 
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • A personal statement 
  • Evidence of funds
  • Police certificate 

When to lodge the visa application?

Students must lodge their visa application at least three months before starting their course, as Australia High Commission usually takes around 8 to 12 weeks for the visa process. Remember that the time differs depending on the background of the applicant. 

You are required to complete your studies within the duration mentioned in your CoE. As an international student, you must leave the country as soon as your degree completes. You can also apply for a graduate visas class 485 visa if you intend to stay in Australia to participate in your graduation ceremony or to work in your purposed industry. 

Documents required for visa application:

Studying in an Australian college or university necessitates you to have a student visa. To apply for a student visa, you must have the following documents: 

  • Valid Passport 
  • Immigrant Visa Application
  • Application fee payment receipt – (You must pay your fee before the visa interview and show the receipt when asked)
  • Acceptance letter (You will need to have an acceptance letter from the university that you are going to study in)
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) – (the Australian University issues CoE once you pay your tuition fee)
  • Letter from your present academic institution – (This letter will confirm your status as a student who is going to study abroad) 
  • Overseas health insurance receipt (OSHC) 
  • 1 passport-sized photograph

Remember that you might be asked for some additional documents from the interviewer. These documents may include:

    • Degrees, transcripts, diplomas, or certificates issued by the institutions where you studied. 
    • Marks obtained from tests that the institution asked for – like, PTE, IELTS, or TOEFL.
    • Evidence of your financial status. 
    • Evidence of your intent to leave the country as your course completes.  

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