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Temporary Visa/Student Visa (500)

Temporary Visa/Student Visa (500)


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Benefits of the visa 500

  • Participate in an eligible course of study in Australia
  • Travel in and out of Australia
  • Work up to 48 hours a fortnight when your course of study or training is in session (students studying a masters by research or doctoral degree, and their families, have no work limit.
  • You can include family members when you lodge your visa application

How to Study in Australia?

Choose a Course

The first thing you need to do to apply for an Australian Student Visa is choose a course that is right for you. You can study:

  • Higher education
  • Vocational and Education Training (VET)
  • Pathway courses
  • English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)
  • Primary and secondary school
  • Secondary school exchange programs
  • Postgraduate research
  • Non-award courses (such asStudy Abroad and Exchange semesters), and postgraduate research programs.
  • International students sponsored by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) or Defence

If you are unsure of the type of course you would like to study, feel free to reach out to one of our experienced counsellors

Obtain the Confirmation of Enrolment

Once you have decided which course you want to study, the next step is to apply for the admissions.

  • Submit the enrolment form (hyperlink) or email our team your documents at apply@emkglobal.com.au
  • Sign the Letter of Offer
  • Pay your initial fee deposit
  • Pay your insurance cover
  • Receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) from the Education Provider

If you would like our team to assist you with your admission process, feel free to reach out to one of our experienced counsellors.

Apply for the Student Visa

  • Once you have been issued with a Confirmation of Enrolment, you must then apply for a Student Visa
  • Get help with the visa through us, we will assist you improve the Genuine Temporary Entrant statement and prepare for the interview with the Immigration

Receive a Decision from Immigration

  • Within the processing time, your application is likely to be decided by the Immigration.
  • The decision outcome will be sent to you or your Migration Agent/Education Agent via email.
  • You can enter Australia after your student visa has been approved. Please note you cannot work until your course start date.

Plan your study journey Australia

Reach out to your friends, your Education Provider, and your Education Agent for assistance. We may be able to assist with:

  • Booking flight ticket
  • Finding Accommodation
  • Applying for your Tax File Number and ABN
  • Understanding your Visa Rights and Conditions
  • Liaising with Your Education Provider

Visa Fee Charge

  • The visa costs fromAUD710.00 for the main applicant, unless they are exempt.
  • There is also a charge for each family member who applies for the visa.
  • You might also have to pay other costs for health checks, police certificates and biometrics.
  • To work out what your visa will cost, use the Visa Pricing Estimator. The estimator does not take into account the other costs.

Processing Time

  • Higher Education Sector: 90% of the visas are processed in 57 Days
  • Independent ELICOS Sector: 90% of the visas are processed in 52 Days
  • Postgraduate Research Sector: 90% of the visas are processed in 13 Months
  • Schools Sector: 90% of the visas are processed in 3 Months

Last Updated: 23 November 2023

Your Obligations

  • 8105: Work limitation
  • 8202: Meet course requirements
  • 8208: No study change relating to a critical technology without approval
  • 8501: Maintain health insurance
  • 8516: Must maintain eligibility
  • 8517: Maintain education for dependants
  • 8532: Under 18 approve welfare
  • 8533: Inform provider of address
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How to Apply for an Australian student visa?

  • Step 1: Complete the Visa Application Form via the online IMMI Account
  • Step 2: Write your Genuine Temporary Entrant Statement
  • Step 3: Purchase your Overseas Student Health Cover
  • Step 4: Check the Document Checklist Tool to see if you need to provide English proficiency and financial evidence
  • Step 5: Gather your documents (identity, academic documents, employment, etc)
  • Step 6: Include your family members (if applicable)
  • Step 7: Pay the Visa Application Fee
  • Step 8: Complete the Health examination and biometrics collection
  • Step 9: Prepare for the interview by the Immigration

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EMK Global is a leading expert in the field of international education and migration to Australia. Our head office is located in Sydney, Australia and we have branch offices in Vietnam and Pakistan.

  • Standard Consultation
  • Intensive Consultation
  • Complementary Service
  • Admission & Study Abroad
  • Student & Graduate Visa
  • Insurance & PY Consultation

Frequently Asked Questions

If you don’t find an answer to your question below, feel free to get in touch with one of our agents, they will be more than happy to share their wisdom.

Why should I study in Australia?

Australian degrees are internationally recognized, and Australian universities are known for their cutting-edge research and training methods, with seven of them consistently standing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings; this is why one should study in Australia!

Why should I choose Australia in particular?

Due to the high level of education, a large number of courses accessible, and post-study work prospects, Australia is one of the most sought-after destinations among students, and this drives students to select Australia in particular.

How is Australia's educational system?
In terms of getting excellent education, Australia is currently the third most popular destination for overseas students in the English-speaking world, ranking 39th out of 41 .
What is the cost of studying in Australia?
Over AUD 40730.25 is the average fee. Tuition costs at Australian institutions are calculated based on the amount of units you take.
What are the prerequisites for obtaining a student visa in Australia?
A few documents must be given in order to receive a student visa, including proof of enrollment to proof of English proficiency. There’s a lot to stay on top of. Please contact one of our counselors for assistance.
What kind of health insurance does Australia provide?

Overseas Student Health Cover is an unique health insurance plan for international students in Australia (OSHC). OSHC is meant to assist overseas students in covering the costs of medical care while in Australia.


What is the finest place in Australia to study?
Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, and the Gold Coast are a few of  Australia’s finest student cities.
What are the best Australian courses?
In Australia, there are a variety of popular courses ranging from agricultural sciences to architecture to tourism and hotel management. To learn more, please contact us.
Is IELTS a requirement for studying in Australia?
Yes, because Australia is an English-speaking country, IELTS or any other English language competence test is required for study.
How much money is necessary for a student visa in Australia?
The amount you must show you have for living expenses has been set at AU$20,290 . It is a proof that you have enough money to pay tuition, travel, and living expenses.
Is Australian student visa easy to get?
In comparison to other nations, obtaining a student visa in Australia is simpler. You can apply for a student visa once you have enrolled in a full-time study programme.
In Australia, how much does student health insurance cost?
OSHC costs vary depending on the type of coverage needed. The cheapest minimal cover is AUD$478 for a year of students’ coverage. To learn more about it, get in touch with us.
Can I study in Australia with a scholarship ?
International students have access to excellent scholarship possibilities at Australian universities. These opportunities may help you save money on your tuition.
How Much it will Cost to Studying in Australia for graduate programs?
It costs around AUD 20026.62 to 46728.77 per year for graduate programs.
How Much it will Cost to Studying in Australia for bachelor programs?
It costs around AUD 26702.15 to 56074.52 per year for bachelor programs.
How Much it will Cost to Studying in Australia for doctoral programs?
It costs around AUD 26708.14 to 56087.09 per year
What is band requirement for Australia?
In general, to study in Australia, you must have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall, with no band lower than 6.0 for your undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
What English language tests are acceptable for Australian student visas?
There are five different tests accepted for Australian student visa applications from IELTS to PTE. Get in touch with us to know more
Can I change my course or institution in Australia if I don’t like it ?
Yes, you can. Although there are strict conditions and steps set by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection that you will need to fulfill and follow.
What are the minimum prerequisites and qualifications for studying in Australia?
Each university will have its own set of academic and English language requirements. To understand more, we recommend that you speak with one of our counselors directly. 
Do universities in Australia recognize the 10+2+3 schooling system?
Yes!! In Australia, this approach is used for the Master’s program.
What are the various study levels for higher education in Australia that we can apply for?
Undergraduate, postgraduate, and research courses are all available to students. They can also apply for package courses that include both a certificate and a diploma.
What is the maximum age for obtaining a student visa in Australia?
There is no established age limit for student visa requirements in Australia. There are no limitations for those who wish to apply. However, there are some restrictions if you are under the age of 18.
Is Australian student visa easy to get?
In comparison to other nations, obtaining a student visa in Australia is simpler. You can apply for a student visa once you have enrolled in a full-time study programme.
Is it simple to obtain PR after studying in Australia?


After completing their education, students can apply for a post-study work visa and subsequently apply for General Skilled Migration to seek permanent status (PR).


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