What is a study visa for Australia?

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What is a study visa for Australia?

You can stay in Australia for the duration of your studies with an Australian study visa, which is a temporary visa.

A Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) has been launched, and guidelines for the Australian student visa have been updated in accordance with the announcement and as of July 1, 2016.As to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, foreign students who intend to further their studies in Australia must now apply for a visa under Subclass 500, which merges the previous subclasses 571–576 into a single category.

Proof of Documentation Needed for an Australia Study Visa


The following standard paperwork is usually required when applying for a student visa to Australia.The Electronic Enrollment Confirmation, which serves as verification of enrollment for colleges and universities.

  • a passport that is up to date.
  • Your application fee for a visa.
  • The declaration of your GTE (Genuine Temporary Entrant).
  • Documents pertaining to education and employment.
  • Proof of ability to pay for living expenses, living costs for dependents, return travel, and tuition fees.
  • Information about the OSHC health insurance plan.
  • a mission statement.
  • passport-sized photos.


Application Process: Three Easy Steps to Study in Australia!

It is imperative that you confirm your eligibility before submitting the visa application.


In order to meet the requirements, you would have to:

Fulfill Australian study requirements: In order to apply for a student visa, you must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral program. For overseas students, the course needs to be registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses (CRICOS). Proof of enrollment will be in the form of an electronic Confirmation of Enrollment (eCoE) certificate from the university.

Fulfil Language Prerequisites: Authorities must be aware of your sufficient language skills. You can demonstrate this by passing a test of your language skills.

IELTS, or the International English Language Testing System: 5.5–6

THEEFL, or Test of English as a Foreign Language: 46

Pearson PTE English Language Test: 42

Advanced English Certificate (CAE): 162

A “b” on the Occupational English Test (OET) for every section of the exam

Possess an authentic temporary entrant (gte) declaration: This will clarify that your primary goal is to study in Australia and that you intend to go back.

Possess sufficient health insurance :The authorities need to know that you have the financial means to cover your own medical expenses in the event that something were to happen to your health while you are in Australia. Typically, in order to demonstrate this, you must obtain an Overseas Student Health Cover.

Fulfill the necessary health requirements: You ought to be in a generally healthy state and possess and do not exhibit any significant ailments on diagnostic testing.

 Fulfill the necessary character requirements: Applying for a student visa is only possible if you do not have a criminal or terrorist record. You need to have a spotless history.


To proceed with this stage, you must have your certificate of enrollment. To obtain this certificate, you could be required to pay a portion of your tuition fees.

In order for authorities to ensure that your health and associated costs are covered, you could also be required to obtain an Overseas Student Health Cover.


On the Australian Immigration Website, establish a profile. You will require your documents to be in scanned copy.

Complete the following sections of the visa application: The application must be completed no later than 124 days prior to the start of your course.

You must pay the visa fees after completing your application and uploading your supporting documentation.

After that, you’ll get a Transaction Reference Number that you may use to find out the status of your application.

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