Student Visa Subclass 500



This visa allows international students to study in Australia.


Basic Eligibility requirements

  • You must be 6 years or older.
  • You must be enrolled in a full-time CRICOS-registered course of study in Australia.
  • Your English ability must be equivalent to at least IELTS band 5.5 in the 2 years before you apply for the student visa, unless exemptions apply.
  • If you are applying for a student visa and you are under 18 years of age, you must have adequate welfare arrangements in place while you are in Australia.
  • You must have sufficient funds to pay for your stay in Australia.
  • You must be a genuine temporary entrant and intend to return home after studying in Australia.
  • You must have adequate health insurance.
  • You must meet the health and character requirements.
  • You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for the visa.