Student Visa – SC 500


Australia is a popular choice among international students due to various reasons. It offers a top-notch education system, a multicultural and inclusive society, rich and diverse culture, stunning landscapes, and easy transportation options. As an international student visa holder, you also have the opportunity to work and enhance your English skills. Australia provides a wide range of study options, including English language courses, vocational training, higher education, and postgraduate research, making it an appealing destination for students worldwide.



To be eligible for this visa, you must meet the following criteria:

  • For school students, the age requirement varies depending on the academic year. Proof of age must be provided for each stage of education.
  • A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter is necessary to validate the visa application. Without it, the application will not be processed.
  • If applying for multiple courses, a separate CoE must be provided for each course mentioned in the visa application.
  • Students under 18 years of age must make suitable welfare arrangements.
  • Evidence of English language proficiency must be provided through approved test scores.
  • Students and their accompanying family members must have adequate health insurance from an approved Australian insurance company throughout their stay.
  • Proof of sufficient funds to cover living expenses in Australia is required.
  • Applicants must demonstrate their intention to return to their home country after completing their studies.
  • Students and family members over 18 years of age must meet health and character requirements.
  • No previous instances of visa cancellation or refusal should exist.

Note: Compliance with these rules is essential for a successful student visa application.

Student VIsa


You will need to provide the following as evidence to apply for the visa:

  • Enrol in a registered full-time course and provide a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) as part of your visa application. Make sure you meet the entry requirements set by the education provider, including prerequisites, qualifications, work experience, and English language proficiency.
  • Have genuine access to sufficient funds to cover your expenses and those of any accompanying family members throughout your stay in Australia. Declare your financial capability in the application and provide evidence. Minimum financial thresholds and acceptable sources of funds apply.
  • Provide evidence of meeting the English language requirement, unless exempt. Take a prescribed English language test within a specified timeframe and achieve a minimum test score as per the student visa requirements. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a commonly used test.
  • Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) – demonstrate your intention to reside temporarily in Australia and comply with the conditions of your student visa. Consider your home country circumstances, potential circumstances in Australia, course relevance to your future, immigration history, and other relevant factors.
  • Meet health and character criteria and ensure you have adequate health insurance for yourself and accompanying family members in Australia.
  • Additional criteria may also apply.
Here’s how we assist:

Our experienced team can assist you in applying for a Student visa. We provide comprehensive support in guiding you through the process, preparing your visa applications, and ensuring you receive the visa grant. Also, we will work with you towards obtaining your Permanent Resident (PR) status as part of the transition.

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