Australia Student Visa Eligibility & Rules - Complete Details

Updated on - January 17th 2020 by Piyush Bhartiya

Eligibility and rules for Australia student visa


Some basic eligibility requirements as discussed above too are mainly the GTE evidence, Health checkup and insurance related proof, evidence of good character and financial stability/ability. These are common across all applications and thus important to understand. Genuine Temporary Entrant status means you need to be able to convince the concerned department that once you have you completed your studies and gained the desired experience, you intend to return to your home country and not stay in Australia indefinitely. 


This can be shown by your economic position in your residence nation, immigration history, potential circumstances in Australia for you, the opportunities for you in the course chosen etc. You need to provide evidence of your physical health well-being by attested documents from the doctors. Your good character can be judged by not having a criminal record, no history of deportation and similar claims. 


List of documents required for Australia Study VISA


  • Declaration of good character
  • Health checkup certificate by the empaneled doctors
  • ITR, Bank statements/record or similar documents for financial capacity
  • Application form duly and correctly filled
  • Offer of admission/enrollment letter by the institution you will be attending
  • Overseas health insurance receipt
  • Recent digital photographs 
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcript/diplomas/degrees acquired
  • Application fee payment receipt
  • Valid Passport and its copies 
  • Results of English proficiency tests
  • Proof of residency status if required (copies of identity proofs) 


Key things to keep in mind while applying for Australia Student Visa


Here is a short list of some key things to keep in mind while applying for a student visa in Australia with some insider tips so that your application process is obstacle free-


  • Wait for your confirmation of enrolment before applying for the visa
  • It is best to get medically checked and health examination done early before applying
  • Look up health insurance covers and be ready with its receipt
  • Recheck all the documents and your application form before sending it in
  • Research the application process in case some institutions have their own additional distinct procedures to be adhered to

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