Visa information Australia
Participants may study for 12 weeks on a Visitor (Tourist) Visa (min. age 16). Participants who plan to visit Australia on a Working Holiday Visa will be permitted to study for a maximum of 4 months. Participants whose stay in Australia will be more than 12 weeks and who are ineligible for a Working Holiday Visa will require a Student Visa (min. age 16). To obtain a Student Visa in Australia, participants must
a) book a course of 20 hours or more per week
- letter of offer
- proof of payment of tuition fees
- compulsory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) (at approx. AUD 36 per month, course duration + one month)
- electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE); this is sent to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) by the school in Australia, with a copy to the applicant
- formal financial statement that they can support themselves during their stay (basis: AUD 1’500 per month).
At the point of entry, they will also be required to show the correct visa and an accommodation address. Please contact the Australian embassy or consulate for precise information.
Do not hesitate to contact us should you have further questions regarding the visa. Please contact us through the following mail address: team-ch [at] eurocentres [dot] com