ONLINE STUDENT VISA APPLICATION
From 1 July 2016, all student visa applications must be made online. Here’s some STEPS to oblige with preparing your application.
Document Checklist Tool must be used that will aware u about what types of documents you will need to provide with your application.
Access to a scanner for providing certified copies of documents. There isinformation available to help you prepare your application.
Completion of health examinations before submitting your visa through My Health Declarations.
Current passport is the requirement furthermore; you must know which visa subclass you are applying for (Student 500 or Student Guardian 590). After application lodging, once you have completed your health examination, you could delay the process of your application.
You can save your application anytime, once it is done.
Affirmation of your Recruitment:
Students outside Australia must include their Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) number in their visa application (unless you are a secondary exchange student or a foreign affairs).
Students in Australia you can include details of a CoE or attach a letter of offer. If you provide details of a CoE in your application, you must not attach or provide details of a Letter of Offer for the same course.
Note: Only select ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Other evidence of intended study’ if you do not have a CoE.
Applicant must be aware of their health insurancedetails before starting application. You will need to enter the start and end date of your policy. Your policy must have started generally at least a week before your course commencement date. If the policy date has a clash with the course convocation’s date, student will be asked to obtain extra cover that starts when you intend to arrive in Australia. Entering Australia without Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) will cause discontinuity of your visa conditions. Your OSHC should finish when you want to leave Australia. A visa won’t be granted for longer than your OSHC.
Statement of purpose must be prepared in English atGenuine Temporary Entrant. There is a maximum limit of 2000 words but the essay does not need to be this lengthy.
In the statement you must include:
why you have chosen your course and provider
if the qualification you gain will help you find employment or improve your salary outside of Australia
you will return home country as you are done with the course.
any gaps in study or work history.
You can also attach evidence to support your statement with your application, including transcripts of employment or qualifications.
Complete all the questions and attach any relevant documents that are included in the checklist, before submitting application. Incomplete applications may result in delays or visa disapproval. If you need to provide additional documents after lodging your application, do thiså through Immi Account.
Do not email or courier documents to the Department as this may result in lag processing of your application.
How to avoid BLUNDERS in the application?
Go through the help text in the visa application form.
Only select ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Is the applicant applying for this visa due to the closure of their education provider?’ if your education provider in Australia has closed or is in default due to a sanction imposed on them. You will have been notified if your provider is in default
Only select ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Is the applicant receiving partial or full funding under a training scheme approved by the Commonwealth Government of Australia’ if you have been advised by your provider that you are sponsored by the Commonwealth
Questions regarding citizenship and passport must be diligently answered to make sure correct information has been provided, otherwise your application could be postponed.