The Document that you need to prepare will depend on two factors:
The Department of Immigration has a Document Checklist Tool (https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/500) that will assist you what documents to prepare.
Below are the list of the basic documents that needs to be submitted alongside your student visa application:
The Visa Embassy Fee is provided in the DIBP Website:
You need to have enough money that is genuinely available to you, to pay for your course fees, and travel and living costs for you and your accompanying family members while you are in Australia.
You might need to provide evidence of your financial capacity with your visa application. The Document Checklist Tool of DIBP will help you find out if you need to provide evidence of financial capacity with your application.
In the event that you need to provide evidence of financial capacity, you will need to show proof of this by providing one of the following:
Subsequent entrants - family members who apply after the primary applicant has been granted their visa must also provide documentary evidence of financial capacity. This must be one of the options above.
Evidence of fund can be shown in two ways:
Evidence of Fund is calculated by adding living cost, course fees, schooling costs and travel cost.
Below is a guide how you can calculate the total amount of funds you will need:
From 1 July 2016, the 12 month living cost is:
Example 1: if your course fee is AUD 30,000 for three years, determine the fee for one year (12 months) by dividing the total amount by the number of years. The amount will be AUD 10,000.
Example 2: If your course fee is AUD 15,000 for ten months, and you have already paid AUD 5,000, deduct this prepaid amount from the total amount. The amount will be AUD 10,000.
If you have school aged children who included in your student visa application, the schooling costs is at least AUD 8,000 per year for each child. This will need to be added to the amount of funds required.
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This is another option to show evidence of fund.
The annual income option requires a student to provide evidence of personal annual income of at least AUD 60,000 for a single applicant.
For students accompanied by family members, the requirement is at least AUD 70,000. The evidence must be in the form of official government documents such as tax assessments. Certification from employer or bank statements is not acceptable.
The income demonstrated must be the personal income of:
You and your accompanying family members must be able to access the funds shown while you are in Australia.
When considering whether the funds will be genuinely available, the following additional information and supporting evidence, should be presented:
OSHC is a health insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care that they may need while in Australia. OSHC will also pay limited benefits for pharmaceuticals and ambulance services.
For the purposes of OSHC, 'overseas student' means:
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship requires overseas students to maintain OSHC for the duration of time they are in Australia. For further information please visit the Department of Immigration & Border Protection website.
OSHC provides a safety net for international students. It includes cover for visits to the doctor, some hospital treatment, ambulance cover and limited pharmaceuticals (medicines). OSHC insurers can provide a range of different OSHC products. These may range from a basic product which covers only the compulsory minimum services to comprehensive products which cover, in addition to the compulsory minimum services, extra services as specified under the particular policy. At a minimum, each OSHC product must include cover for:
Be sure to compare policies from different OSHC insurers before selecting your insurer.