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Visit our Visa Assistance Page for further information on how to apply for Advanced Technology Education.

When applying for your student visa for Australia, you will generally need the following documents:

Course Application Checklist

Visa application form (which your Education Counsellor and Advanced Technology Education will help you complete)

Evidence of your English proficiency skills  / IELTS result (your counsellor can book your place in an English test)

Evidence of financial ability (tuition fees, living expenses, expenses for dependents, return airfare).

Valid passport

Academic and work experience documents

Statement of purpose

Visa application fee

Four passport-size photographs

Proof of enrolment (your electronic confirmation of enrolment) or Offer Letter by the Learning Institution

Your Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) statement

Details of your health insurance policy (Overseas Student Health Cover)

If you are under 18 years of age, you will also need to provide additional documents such as parental consent.  

Your student visa application will be given a unique Transaction Reference Number (TRN) by the Australian Government. You can find out about the status of your application here.

Visit our Visa Assistance Page for further information on how to apply for Advanced Technology Education.

Pre-departure Checklist

Before you leave your home country, there are some important things you will need to do. We’ve prepared this checklist to help you make sure you don’t overlook anything.

Visa:  Organise your student visa.

Passport:  Ensure your passport is valid for the intended length of your study period in Australia.

Medical Care:  Have medical, optical and dental check-ups and organise any prescribed medication you may require including a letter from your doctor (in English) detailing any prescribed medicines.

Airport Pick-up:  Find out about our free on-arrival reception service and complete the online booking form to be greeted at the airport.

Accommodation:  Book temporary accommodation before you leave your home country. Accommodation services can point you in the right direction. Start looking for long-term accommodation as early as possible.

Enroll Online: Take a closer look at what you need to do to prepare to enroll. If you have any difficulties enrolling online, you can complete your enrolment during orientation.

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Consular Assistance: Make a note of the contact details of your country’s embassy in Australia.

Customs and quarantine: Check customs and quarantine regulations and pack any items you wish to declare separately.

Documentation: Pack a document folder containing your offer letter; Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE); academic transcripts from your previous studies; identification documents, important contact numbers; a written character reference (translated into English) to help in securing accommodation; details of pre-arranged accommodation; and important medical records.

Orientation: Note the dates for the University’s Welcome week and orientation program.

Insurance: Organise insurance for your personal belongings.

Things to bring:

Documentation of previous studies (if applying for status or credit).

Certified academic transcripts.

A character reference from a teacher or other official (to help you apply for long-term accommodation).

Home country driving licence if you want to drive in South Australia. You will have to provide a translation of your licence into English, either in the form of an International Driving Permit or by arranging for a translation once you are here.

Important medical records (for example, if you have an ongoing medical condition).

Medication. Ask us for more details regarding the matter.

Spare spectacles/contact lenses.

Optional: computer (as accompanied baggage). You are advised to get specified items insurance for your laptop in case it gets stolen or damaged.

Contact details for home and in Australia in case of an emergency.

Your passport.

Bilingual print dictionary (only print dictionaries are allowed in exams).

Things NOT to bring:

Australia has strict laws on quarantine. You may visit the Biosecurity Australia website for information on what you are not allowed to bring into Australia. Here are some of the examples:

Items made from wood, plants, and animal material must be declared upon arrival.

Fresh food or egg products even in powder form, including dried or packet food.

You MUST declare ALL food items in your possession or risk an on-the-spot fine.

IELTS Training Centers for AU Visa Application

METRO MANILA

CEVAS Makati - IELTS Language School Review Center
Address: 1175 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, 1203 Metro Manila

9.0 Niner IELTS Review Center P. Campa-España
Address: 867 Padre Campa St, Sampaloc, Manila, 1015 Metro Manila

American English Skills Development Center, Inc.,
Address: Unit 1705, Antel Corporate Center, 121 Valero St., Salcedo Village, Makati, 1227 Metro Manila

EnglishTech English Language Training Center
Address: 231 St. Anthony Bldg. Aurora Boulevard Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila

CEBU CITY

ACE Review Center Cebu
Address: General Maxilom Ave, Cebu City, Cebu

A&C Power IELTS OET PTE
Address: 2/F Gopel Building, 110 V. Ranudo St, Cebu City

ITTI - International TEFL Training Institute Philippines
Address: 3/F Ranulfo Lim Building, F. Ramos St, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY

9.0 Niner IELTS Review Center
Address: 5th Floor E.V. Marcoso Building, Corrales Avenue corner, Hayes St, Cagayan de Oro, 9000 Misamis Oriental

Rubrics Review Center
Address: Suite 3, 3rd Floor, K of C Bldg., Capt. V, Antonio L. Roa St, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

DELTA Language Centre
Address: Capistrano St, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

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Approved Medical Testing Centers for AU Visa Application

METRO MANILA

St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic

Address: 1177 Jorge Bocobo St, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila

Medisense Laboratory Center Inc.
Address: BDO Building, 3rd/4th Floor, Kalaw Ave, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila

Prometric Testing Center - Ateneo de Manila University, Fr. Jaime Bulatao
Address: H.V. Dela Costa, Makati, Metro Manila

CEBU CITY

NEAC Medical Exams Application Center CEBU
Address: 212, Raintree Mall, 528 General Maxilom Ave, Lungsod ng Cebu, 6000 Lalawigan ng Cebu

G-LAB Diagnostic and Medical Laboratories, Inc.
Address: 169 Sanciangko St, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY

Greatlab Polyclinic & Drug Testing Center
Address: Lifestyle District, Corrales Ext, Barangay 23, Cagayan de Oro, 9000 Misamis Oriental

KCLM Medical Diagnostic Center
Address: 204 Don Apolinar Velez St, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

HealthCheck Clinic and Diagnostic Center
Address: Uno Building, Don Apolinar Velez St, Cagayan de Oro, 9000 Misamis Oriental

Hi-Precision Diagnostics - CDO Branch
Address: Cor J.R. Borja Street, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

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Downloadable Resources

Breakdown of Expected Fees

Steps for Student Confirmation of Enrollment Application