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STUDENT VISA FOR AUSTRALIA

This page explains how you can apply for the Australia as a student numbers of students from Pakistan are on the increase with many applications received from people wishing to study in Australia. The increasing demand has meant that, as a general rule, applications are assessed without interview. Students are strongly urged to thoroughly prepare their applications and submit all required documents. Insufficient supporting material will delay the process and may lead to refusal of the application. Student visa applications for citizens of Pakistan (living in Pakistan or New Zealand) and citizens of Afghanistan (living in Pakistan or Afghanistan or New Zealand), are processed by the Adelaide Offshore Student Processing Centre (AOSPC) in Australia. For information on visa application charges and how to pay, please visit the DIAC website at: www.immi.gov.au/allforms/990i/how-to-pay.htm

Original documents, including passports, should not be sent with the student visa application to the AOSPC unless asked to do so. Certified copies of original documents should be provided - certified copies are copies that have been authorized or stamped as being true copies of originals by a notary public.

Students supported by Aus AID or the Australian Defense Minister will continue to be lodged and processed by the Australian High Commission in Islamabad.

There are two main steps to get Australia student visa. The first step is to get admission in your proposed course in your chosen Australian College or University and the second step is to go for your visa application with all required documents.

Documents you need for your Admission:
For your admission in any College or University in Australia you will be need to provide the following.

  • Copy of your passport (First four Pages)

  • Your all academic documents (Certificates + Transcripts)

  • Certificate of your English Language (IELTS/TOFEL/PEARSON PTEA/ETC)

  • Admission Registration Fee

  • Any Professional Experience (If Applicable)
     
    Documents you need for your Visa application Important Documentation:

  • Obtain a "Letter of Offer" from the Australian university / college - to study full time.

  • Prepare financial documents that indicate that you have the capacity to meet the cost of tuition and living expenses in Australia, cost of airfares and travel. Your financial supporters can only be yourself, your spouse, your parents or your grandparents.

  • Certified, attested copies of academic certificates, including IELTS test results.

  • Required photographs (4) and your passport.

  • Visa application Form

  • Visa application Fee Demand draft any other prof of visa fee payment

Visa application forms can be downloaded from http://www.immi.gov.au/allforms/application-forms/

Original documents, including passports, should not be sent with the student visa application to the AOSPC unless asked to do so. Certified copies of original documents should be provided - certified copies are copies that have been authorized or stamped as being true copies of originals by a notary public.

Medical Examination - Once your application is assessed and decided you will receive a pre-visa approval (PVA) letter with your medical examination instructions and places to go for medical examination.

Pay Tuition Fees - You may now pay your tuition fees and medical insurance premium (OSHC) to the institution in Australia.

WHERE TO SEND YOUR APPLICATIONS

Applications sent by post to the AOSPC should be directed to the following address:

Adelaide Offshore Student Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
GPO Box 1393
Adelaide SA 5001
Australia

Applications sent by courier to the AOSPC should be directed to the following address:

Adelaide Offshore Student Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
Level 4, 55 Currie Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia

WHEN YOUR STUDENT VISA WILL BE APPROVED:

When you are granted student visa from Adelaide Offshore Student Processing Centre (AOSPC) in Australia you will be received a final approval letter which will indicate expiry date of your visa and will advise you to send your original passport to the nearest embassy of Australia for a visa stamp on your passport. You need to send your original passport by any courier service to:

Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)
Australian High Commission, Diplomatic Enclave
G-5/4, Po Box 1046, Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone: 051-8355500 - Fax: 051-282 0112