Visa In Australia

Visa Procedure

The documents should reflect the student's whole history, their genuine intention of study on the required financials.   Students may get telephonic interview from the Australian High Commission.


Australian Student Visa applications are processed by Australian High Commission, New Delhi. Student should apply for Pre-Visa Approval (PVA), atleast two months prior to the course start date. The following is the list of documents to be submitted along with the Visa application: The Visa officer's decision is final; Visa process takes a minimum of 8 to 16 weeks.

Document Checklist

Additional Information Sheet
Visa Application fee payable by Bank Draft favouring “Australian High Commission, New Delhi”
Completed application form – 157A
Nomination form 956 to be completed only if you are lodging through an agent
Letter of offer from the institution
Passport
Four recent passport size photos
Statement of Purpose
Supplementary Questionnaire
“Details of Relatives” form
Guardianship form, if the student is under 18 years of age
IELTS Score
All Mark sheets, Certificates, Degrees and Diplomas
Reference letter from current employer and previous employer, if employed
Affidavit of support from sponsor
Bank statement / Bank Passbook for the last 6 months and current balance certificate
Income tax returns of the sponsor for the last 3 years
Property Documents along with Valuation Report
Details of acceptable funds in the form of a table / matrix
Chartered Accountant’s statement
Evidence of relationship with the sponsor
Bank loan Sanction Letter (if applicable)
Other Liquid Assets like Fixed Deposits, etc.

Visa Stamping

Upon receiving the Pre-Visa Approval (PVA), the student has to pay the 1st Semester’s tuition fee to the institution. Thereafter, the institution will send the fee receipt electronically, to enable Australian High Commission to issue the Visa Stamp. For more information on Immigration and Visa, kindly visit:  http://www.ausgovindia.com
After the University approves the PVA request, the student will be advised to proceed with the payment of tuition fees and health cover and undergo medical examination.

Visa Requirements:

Valid passport

Completed Form 157 A 
Application Fee of Rs. 30500.00 in the form of a Draft payable to "Australian High Commission, New Delhi"
Letter of Offer / provisional acceptance issued by the Australian Educational Institution (original and copy) for a full time course.
The institution should be registered with the Australian Government to offer courses to overseas student.
Educational testimonials (mark sheets and certificates). All copies should be notarized
Evidence of payment (COE) of First semester Tuition fees overseas student health insurance cover (OSHC).
A letter from sponsor (where appropriate) i.e., Affidavit of Support (on Stamp paper) -original and Notarized copies- which should include :
His / her relationship with you
Letter from the sponsor's employer (If employed) / Income Proof
Income Tax Return (of last 3 years)
Details of his / her other dependents
Personal bank statement of the sponsor
Any other documents pertaining to financial standing
Evidence of your / your parents financial support (even where another sponsor is supporting the application) which should include:
A statement from a Chartered Accountant (with his registration /membership number) of immovable and moveable assets owned by you / your parents.