Student Visa (Subclass 500)

The Subclass 500 Student Visa provides a remarkable opportunity for individuals looking to pursue an eligible course of study in Australia. This visa offers several valuable privileges, including: Enrollment in an approved course of study at a recognized Australian institution. Flexibility to travel in and out of Australia during the visa validity period. Permission to engage in part-time work for up to 48 hours per week while the enrolled course or training is in session.

Frequently Asked Questions

The duration of stay with a Subclass 500 Student Visa is aligned with the length of your enrolled course. The visa can be granted for up to 5 years, providing ample time to complete your studies.

The application requirements for a Subclass 500 Student Visa include completing the online application, enrolling in an Australian course of study, possessing Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), meeting the age requirement, arranging welfare for minors, and holding an eligible substantive visa (if applying within Australia).

The cost of a Subclass 500 Student Visa is currently AUD 710. It is important to check the official website of the Australian Department of Home Affairs for any updates or changes in the visa cost.

The English language requirements for a Subclass 500 Student Visa depend on individual circumstances. Generally, you may need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency through an approved English language test such as IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic, or OET. However, exemptions apply for certain circumstances, such as being a citizen of certain English-speaking countries or completing prior studies in English.

To meet the Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement, you must demonstrate that you genuinely intend to stay in Australia temporarily for the purpose of studying and have intentions to return to your home country after completing your studies. Factors considered in the GTE assessment include your personal circumstances, immigration history, education background, and future plans.

To meet the financial requirements for a Subclass 500 Student Visa, you must have enough funds to cover your tuition fees, living expenses, and health insurance for the duration of your stay in Australia. The specific amount depends on factors such as location, course fees, living costs, and whether you have accompanying family members. It is important to provide genuine and readily available funds or supporting documents to demonstrate your financial capacity.

Your immigration history is considered when applying for a Subclass 500 Student Visa, and having a visa cancelled or an application refused may affect your eligibility. However, there may still be limited options to apply for a permanent visa in certain circumstances. It is advisable to consult with immigration professionals or refer to the official guidelines for more information.

The Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement ensures that the student visa program is used for its intended purpose, which is temporary stay in Australia for educational purposes. It helps identify applicants who genuinely intend to study in Australia and prevent misuse of the student visa as a pathway to permanent residence.

In the Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessment, immigration authorities consider factors such as the circumstances in your home country, potential circumstances in Australia, value of the chosen course to your future, immigration history, intentions of minors (if applicable), and any other relevant information provided. These factors collectively help determine whether you genuinely intend to stay in Australia temporarily for educational purposes.

Currently, there are no frequently asked questions available for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114).