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Australian Student Visa Application

This post is about Australian Student Visa Application for students for intend to work and study in Australia.

Australia is a developed country in the Australian continent and also passes off as one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Its educational aid is seen as its government provide massive grants for International students who wishes to study in the country.

For your interest see New Zealand Student Visa Application.

Requirements for Australian Visa from Nigeria.

Individuals that want to apply for Australian visas have to first fulfill the Australian character requirements.  They would be needed to prove they don’t have any criminal record which might have kept them in prison for a minimum of one year. Also, a police certificate will be required to back this claim.

Apart from these, the following documents required for Australian visa application:

  • A Nigerian passport (32 pages or 64 pages) that has a minimum of six months validity period left.
  • A passport photograph sized 45mm by 35mm and taken recently, with a white background.
  • Photocopies of your ID card and passport.
  • A visa application Form 157A that is already filled (this requirement only applies to applicants for the Australian student visa).
  • Medical check report.
  • Itinerary
  • Employment letter.
  • Bank statement.
  • Hotel reservation.

ApplicationProcess for Australian Student Visa in Nigeria.

For Nigerians applying for Australian Visa, there are two mode of application – online and offline application. Application via online mode requires filling of online application while the later requires filling of visa application form and submitting the form manually to he visa application center ( VAC). However, the following are required while applying for this Visa:

Listed below are the steps you will take to apply for Australian visa online:

  • Sign up for an ImmiAccount.
  • Complete the online application form.
  • Provide the details of your passport.
  • Scan every document that is necessary.
  • Attach the files you scanned.
  • Submit your application
  • Supply your biometric data via the visa application center.

However, one reason or the other — you prefer the offline method, here are the steps you should take:

  • Download and complete the Australian Visa Application form (Form 1419).
  • Get every document necessary to support your application
  • Schedule an appointment at VAC
  • Make the payment for your visa application in cash.
  • Supply your biometric data via the visa application center.

You can pay for your Australian visa in two ways: You can pay in cash at the VAC or at the bank with your credit card through the ImmiAccount. You will be given a receipt, the only proof for the transaction, after making the payment.

VAC Offices in Nigeria

The locations for Teleperformance Ltd visa centres in Abuja and Lagos are:

Abuja: Address: 3rd Floor, El Yakub Muhktar Place, Zakariya Maimalari Street,CBD, Abuja
Working Days: Monday to Friday


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