Student Visa

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The subclass 500 student visa enables international students to reside in Australia while they pursue full-time studies at an Australian educational institution.


English Courses

The English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) visa (subclass 570) allows international students to study English in Australia for up to 20 hours per week. The visa is valid for the duration of the course and allows limited work rights.


vocational education

The VET (vocational education and training) Visa in Australia is designed for international students who wish to study vocational education and training courses. This visa allows them to stay in Australia for the duration of their course and work part-time to support themselves financially.


Bachelor & Masters

The student visa (subclass 500) allows international students to undertake a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an Australian education institution. The visa permits the student to live in Australia for the duration of their studies and may include work rights depending on the course of study.



The High School Visa (subclass 571) allows international students to study in Australian high schools for up to 5 years. Applicants must be between 6 and 18 years old and meet the required health and character requirements.

Requirements for Student Visa in Australia To be eligible for a student visa, you need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Have a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from an Australian education provider for a full-time course.
  2. Meet the Genuine Temporary Entrant requirement and intend to stay in Australia temporarily for study purposes only.
  3. Meet the English language proficiency requirement, which varies depending on the course and education provider.
  4. Have enough funds to cover your tuition fees, living expenses, and any dependents who come with you.
  5. Meet the health and character requirements.
  6. Have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your stay in Australia.
how to apply for a student visa in Australia
  1. Research your education options: Look for courses that match your interests and career goals in Australian educational institutions.

  2. Check visa eligibility: Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for a student visa, including English language proficiency requirements, health and character requirements, and financial capacity.

  3. Gather required documents: Collect all the necessary documents, such as proof of enrolment, academic transcripts, proof of English proficiency, and financial documents.

  4. Apply for the visa: Apply for the student visa online through the Department of Home Affairs’ website. Pay the application fee and upload the required documents.

  5. Attend a biometrics appointment: After submitting your visa application, attend a biometrics appointment at a visa application center.

  6. Wait for the visa decision: Wait for the decision on your visa application. You may be asked to provide additional information or attend an interview during the process.

  7. Plan for arrival in Australia: Once your visa is granted, plan for your arrival in Australia, including accommodation and travel arrangements.

Australia is a top destination for international students, with a wide range of study options available

Vocational courses – Certificates and Diplomas

Bachelor’s degree – 3-year courses, in colleges or universities

Master’s degree – 2-year courses, in colleges or universities

High School in Australia – Year 10, 11 and 12