Student Visa (Subclass 500)

Student Visa (Subclass 500)

Visit Australia to participate in a course of study.

Stay period  Up to 5 years and in line with your enrolment.
What you can do with this visa 
  • Participate in an eligible course of study;
  • Bring family members to Australia with you;
  • Apply online in or outside Australia.
Requirements Must:

  • Be enrolled in a course of study in Australia;
  • Hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), or fall in one of the exemption categories, for your stay in Australia;
  • Must be 6 years or older;
  • Prove you have a welfare arrangement, if you are under 18.

Main Applicant:

  • From $575 AUD exempt.

Sub Applicant:

  • Over 18 years of age: AU $430;
  • Under 18 years of age: AU $140.
  • Work limitation;
  • Meet course requirements;
  • Maximum 3 months study;
  • No higher study without approval;
  • Health cover;
  • Must maintain eligibility;
  • Educational arrangements.
Processing times  Vary.

(Note: above fees are subject to the final fee charged by the Australian Immigration Department)