Visa and Immigration Information

International Students wishing to study in Australia are required to have a valid student visa. Some of the different visas that may apply depending on your needs are as follows:


Higher education visas
Vocational Education and Training visa
English language course visa
School Visa
Non-award visa
Professional development visas


International students are required to demonstrate and/or declare that they have genuine access to sufficient funds to be granted a Student visa. Applicants may have to demonstrate sufficient funds to cover these expenses for the first one or two years in Australia, depending on their assessment level.


You can visit for more information on applying for the right study visa. You can make an application at or we can refer you to an agent who will be able to assist you.


Contact details:


Department of Immigration and Border Protection Casselden Place 2 Lonsdale Street Melbourne Vic. 3000


Courier access only:


Department of Immigration and Border Protection c/- Converga Technology Centre 170 Clarendon Street South Melbourne Vic. 3205


Note: Deliveries by clients in person will not be accepted at this address and should be sent by mail to GPO Box 241, Melbourne Vic 3001


Postal address


GPO Box 241 Melbourne Vic. 3001

Student Visa Conditions:


Once you arrive in Australia with a Student Visa, you are required to comply with a number of visa conditions. The conditions imposed on student visas are detailed in