New Student visa framework and financial capacity requirements

New Student visa framework and financial capacity requirements

Key changes Key changes under the SSVF are: a reduction in the number of student visa subclasses from eight to two; and the introduction of a simplified single immigration risk framework for all international students. Financial capacity under SSVF Under the SSVF, all student visa applicants must […]

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English language requirement lowered

Subclass 485 (TR) and Skilled—Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476) applicants. From 18 April 2015, applicants for the above two visas only need an overall 6 with no band less than 5. For other English language tests please refer below. – an overall score of at least 6, with […]

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Nepal on the list of countries that require biometrics for visa to Australia

The Department of Immigration now requires biometrics collection for applicants  who are physically in Nepal for their Australian visa. The biometrics collection will start from 23 March 2015. There is an additional charge on top of visa application charges for applicants. Biometrics will be collected from visa […]

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