How long is the students or sponsors bank account required to hold the required minimum funds to facilitate their visa application?
It is important for students to be genuine and truthful when providing proof of access to funds. So while there isn't a specific length of time that students must have had funds in their (or their sponsor's) bank account for, your student must be able to explain the source of their funds to The Department of Home Affairs if it is required.
Regarding the financials, how long does the money need to be in the students or sponsors account for the application?
It is important for students to be genuine and truthful when providing proof of access to funds. The information about where the funds are coming from must be transparent. There is no such an specific date, as long as the student can explain the ...
Given that financial statements are a key part of the application process, are there any red flags we need to be aware of?
The Department of Home Affairs requires students to provide Genuine Access of Funds for the entire duration of their course, considering costs associated with study program, transport, living costs. Evidence of funds can include money deposits, ...
Am I required to meet the students in-person?
You don't need to meet any of your students in-person. However, we do encourage an in-person meeting with your student if you are located in the same city, and it’s convenient and appropriate for you. Situations where you might arrange to meet your ...
Do students receive a free English course when they make an application with Sofiri?
Yes. All students who make an application with the help of an Education Expert receive free access to IELTS Master - an online IELTS preparation course. There are a few eligibility requirements involved, including a requirement that students must ...
How long can a student be on a subclass 500 Visa? Is it dependent on the length of the course? Does the student need to re-apply again if they are intending on studying further?
The Department of Home Affairs will grant the student visa according to the duration of the study programs up to a maximum of 5 years.