About Students Visa
You must be enrolled in a course of study in Australia. You must hold overseas Student Health Cover, or fall in one of the exemption categories, for you to stay in Australia. Participate in an eligible course of study and bring family members to Australia with you. Apply online in or outside Australia
Students Visa Eligibility
If you are a school student (but not participating in a secondary school student exchange program), you must be aged 6 or older to apply for this visa. Your age must be less than 17 years old when you begin Year 9 and less than 18 years old when you begin Year 10 and less than 19 years old when you begin Year 11. Less than 20 years old when you begin Year 12.
You need to provide a confirmation of Enrolment (COE) and must be enrolled in a full-time course of study or training under a scholarship scheme approved by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and trade. You must enough money for your stay and make welfare arrangements. Must meet character and health requirement. You might need to provide evidence of your English language skills with your visa application. You might not be granted this visa if you have had a visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia
Students Visa Benefits
- This is a temporary visa. You can stay in Australia until the date we have told you
- You cannot stay in Australia longer by extending this visa. To continue studying in Australia, you must apply for a new Student visa.
- You can travel outside Australia and return as many times as you want while the visa is valid
- When your course is in session you and your family must not work more than 40 hours in a 2-week period