Full Guide to Get your Student Visa in Australia

Student Visa Australia Requirements

To apply for a student visa you must:

📚 Enrollment in a Study Program: You should be enrolled in a study program in Australia, and the good news is, we've got you covered every step of the way!

💼 Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC): You'll need to be a holder of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), ensuring your health and well-being while in Australia. Don't worry; we'll help you find the right OSHC plan.

👧👦 Age Requirement: You should be at least 6 years old or older to apply for a student visa. Note that if you're under 18 years old, you'll need to demonstrate that you have a suitable social arrangement in place.

Important: If you're already in Australia, it's important to ensure you hold an eligible visa for a seamless transition to your student visa.

How much does a Student Visa cost?

💳 The Student Visa costs $710 Australian dollars, but our assistance in obtaining one is FREE.
🛂 As with all visas, you must have a valid passport to apply!
🌐 With this visa, you can travel in and out of Australia. However, it doesn't automatically extend the visa's duration.
⏳ The duration of the visa includes the time of your schooling plus often two months. The specific duration depends on the type of course you have chosen.
🔁 To study longer, you can renew your Student Visa! We can also assist you with this process.
📅 You can renew your student visa before the expiration of your current visa if it does not have a "no further stay" condition.

4 Steps for your Australian Student Visa Application:

Career Consultation

School Process and Visa Paperwork

Visa Application

Ongoing Support

What is a Student Visa?

Student Visa Highlights

There is no age limit to apply for a student visa in Australia

Certain study programs can give you access to up to 4 years’ graduate visa afterward

You can work in any fields as long as you respect your visa conditions

You can include your partner and under 18 dependent children

You can renew your student visa before your current one expires if

Applying for a Student Visa FAQs

Can I add my partner and children to my Student Visa application?

Your partner or family members can be included on your application. They will have the same work rights as you do unless you are studying for a Masters degree. In this case your partner will have full time work rights. They will also need to have OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover) and pay for a visa fee at the application stage.

What is the age limit to apply for student visa in Australia?

There is no maximum age limit to apply for a student visa in Australia. But it's not that easy to get a Student Visa application for students over 40 years without presenting additional documents with reasonable circumstances.

How can I apply for student visa in Australia?

At Study Destination we'll help you with every step of the way. From choosing yous course and school to getting your OSHC and applying to the visa. But to summarise, these are the steps:

1 - Letter of Offer
2 - Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
3 - Proof of English proficiency
4 - Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement
5 - Proof of sufficient funds
6 - Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
7 - Health requirement
8 - Character requirement
9 - Apply using ImmiAccount
10 - Check travel requirements

How much money i need to apply for student visa in Australia?

The amount of money you need to apply for a student visa in Australia can vary based on several factors, including your chosen course, location, and personal circumstances. You will typically need to provide evidence of funds to cover tuition fees, living expenses, and other costs associated with studying in Australia.

Australian government recommends a budget of around A$21,041 per year for living expenses. However, tuition fees can vary significantly.

The Student Visa Application cost is A$710.

Can you apply for a student visa from inside Australia?

Yes, it is possible to apply for a student visa from inside Australia. However, there are specific conditions. Some of the key requirements for applying for a student visa from inside Australia include:

  • Valid Visa: You must currently hold a valid visa that allows you to apply for another visa while you are in Australia. You can't have 'No further Stay' visa condition on your current visa.
  • Genuine Temporary Entrant: You should meet the Genuine Temporary Entrant requirement, demonstrating that you intend to stay in Australia temporarily for the purpose of studying.
  • COE: You must have a valid Confirmation of Enrollment (CoE) from an Australian educational institution for a registered course.
  • Financial Requirements: You need to meet financial requirements to cover your tuition fees and living expenses.
  • Health and Character Requirements: You must meet health and character requirements.
  • Visa Application Fee: You will need to pay the visa application fee.

Do you want to study, work and live in Australia?

Why Consider a Student Visa?


Australia offers you the chance to embrace the Australian lifestyle while gaining an exceptional education. With a student visa, you can learn, study, and even work in this diverse and exciting country.

🇦🇺 Australia Has It All

Australia boasts world-class universities, vocational training centers, and top-notch English schools. Whether you're pursuing a degree, a wide range of courses, yoga, surfing, or English language skills, there's something for everyone.

🕒 Flexible Study Options

With an Australian student visa, you have the flexibility to study for a few months or embark on a longer educational journey lasting years. The choice is yours.

🤝 Personalised Guidance

Ready to make your Australian dream a reality? Contact us for personalised advice on your student visa application. We're seasoned professionals who understand the industry inside out, and we're here to help you identify your needs and turn your dreams into reality. 🚀

Let's make your journey to Australia extraordinary! 🐨🌞📚

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