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Student Visa Subclass 500 Visa Application, Melbourne, Australia

Apply for Student Visa (Subclass 500)

Any student with this visa can easily apply for a range of full-time courses, including higher education, vocational education, and training (VET) courses, intensive English courses for international students (ELICOS), and access to primary schools as postgraduate and postgraduate research degrees at recognized educational institutions.

The Visa Subclass 500 for student visas allows your family members to take you to Australia while you continue your studies.

A qualified team of SMG Group and Education Consultants will help you in meeting the Genuine temporary entrant criteria. We specialize in helping our clients meet all criteria and make sure you get the visa through accurate assessments. 

With this visa

  • Participate in an eligible course of study
  • Apply online in or outside Australia
  • Bring family members to Australia with you
  • Maximum 5 years stay in line with your enrolment.

Eligibility Criteria for Student Visa (Subclass 500)

You must

  • Applicants must enroll in a study program that is registered in the Commonwealth Overseas Students and Courses Register (CRICOS).
  • Hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), or fall in one of the exemption categories
  • Should be 6 years or older
  • Proof of English must be provided with the visa application or at the request of the official, otherwise, the visa will be refused.
  • if you are under 18 prove you have a welfare arrangement, to stay in Australia.
  • If in Australia hold an eligible substantive visa. See, ‘Have this Visa if applying while in Australia” in Eligibility Tab.
  • Dependent must have undergone a visa medical examination in the last 12 months before applying for a visa.
  • Dependents must meet the Genuine temporary entrant criteria. Our qualified team can assist you in writing the statement.
  • Dependents must meet the character requirements


Up to 5 years and in line with your enrolment.


From AUD 630, unless exempt.

Processing times

Once the application is submitted and all the documents are uploaded, it takes around 5-8 months to get the decision.
Processing times vary

How SMG Group can help you to fulfill your dream of studying in Australia?

  • We at SMG Group and Education Consultant help you to convince them your true purpose of studying in Australia.
  • Being registered with MARA, we present you as a true applicant, so that you can be trusted that you will follow all the rules during your stay in Australia.
  • Our team will never disappoint you to have up-to-date information on Australian immigration rules and regulations and ensure that you obtain a visa based on due diligence

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