+ What is Evidence of enrolment?
- The applicant is enrolled in a course of study;
- If the application is made in Australia—the applicant is seeking to remain in Australia because the relevant educational institution requires the applicant to do so during the marking of the applicant’s postgraduate thesis;
- If the applicant is a Foreign Affairs student—the applicant has the support of the Foreign Minister for the grant of the visa;
- If the applicant is a Defence Student—the applicant has the support of the Defence Minister for the grant of the visa.
+ What is a genuine student?
- Intends to genuinely stay in Australia temporarily
- Intends to comply with visa conditions
- The case officer is also required to consider any other relevant matters that may determine whether the visa applicant is a genuine student
+ What is English requirement?
Unless the applicant is a passport holder of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States of America or the Republic of Ireland, the visa applicant must provide evidence of sufficient English at the time of decision
+ What is a genuine access to suffeient funds?
The visa applicant has genuine access to sufficient funds to meet his or her expenses during their stay in Australia
Additional evidence of financial capacity may also be required at the Minister’s discretion.
+ What is an adequate health insurance?
The visa applicant has arranged adequate health insurance during their intended stay in Australia.
+ What are age requirments for school students?
If visa applicant is a school student, he or she must meet the following age requirements:
- At least 6 years old at the time of application; and
- If proposing to undertake year 9 studies—less than 17 years old when commencing year 9; and
- If proposing to undertake year 10 studies—less than 18 years old when commencing year 10; and
- If proposing to undertake year 11 studies—less than 19 years old when commencing year 11; and
- If proposing to undertake year 12 studies—less than 20 years old when commencing year 12.
+ What are public interest criteria?
All public interest criteria are met, particularly the health and character requirement
- Health requirements:
- All persons included in the application will be required to undertake a medical examination prior to their visa being issued.
- When applying, all persons included in the application must:
- declare whether they have a medical condition that is likely to require ongoing support from community or government services
- declare whether they have been diagnosed with Tuberculosis or any other serious diseases that might be a threat to Australian Community
- Character requirements:
- All persons included in the application will be required to obtain a police clearance certificate for all countries they have lived in for greater than twelve months in the last ten years.
- When applying, all persons included in the application must provide all requested information, declare all criminal offences, truthfully answer all questions
- Particularly, the applicant must show that he or she had applied for an Australian Federal Police (AFP) National Police Check during the 12 months immediately before the day the application was made (along with any other secondary applicant who is at least 16 years old)