Student Visa for Study in Australia

Welcome to our information package about your future study in Australia! Studying in Australia is a brilliant way to arrive in Australia, study, learn the skills of your course, meet new people and have a look around Australia during your study breaks. A parttime job is possible - up to 20 hours per week.

When students apply for study in Australia, it pays to seek the services of a migration advisor and study advisor. This is because there are a number of factors that may vary depending on the circumstance of your student application. The following information will help you determine if you are elligible to become a student in Australia.

Do I qualify for a student visa?

If you answer YES to all of the criteria below you may be eligible to apply for a student visa.


  • You genuinely either want or need to study in Australia.
  • You can pay for your course, return travel costs, course fee and health insurance.
  • You have had an English test or evidence that you English language ability is satisfactory to commence the first course you enter on commencement of studies in Australia.




What a student visa enables you to do


  • Enter and remain in Australia for the period of your studies.
  • Study at a registered institution in Australia.
  • Work up to 20 hours per week whilst school is in session and longer during holiday periods of school holidays (on application and grant of permission to work).
  • Bring your spouse or partner and dependent child or children with you to Australia.
  • Your partner or spouse may apply for permission to work up to 40 hours per week whilst you study.


Department of Home Affairs application fee for application for a student visa is currently:


From outside of Australia

AUD 550.00 Base application fee

From within Australia

AUD 550.00 Base application fee

AUD 700.00 Subsequent application fee

Conditions surrounding student visas can and do change from time to time and we highly recommend you consult with your migration agent and migration advisor as well as your education agent and advisor before making any decision.


Estimated time for grant of a student visa

Estimated times may vary and we recommend you consult with your migration and education agent advisors.




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