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Visa application assistance

Need to apply for a visa? We have got you covered.

A student visa is an endorsement by the immigration authorities on your passport. It indicates that you are allowed to enter the country and stay to study for a specified period of time.

When should you apply for your student visa?

You can begin your student visa application once you receive confirmation of your enrolment in your chosen university or school. It is best to apply as early as possible, regardless of when your program is due to start, as visa processing times can vary from country to country.

How do you apply for a student visa?

There are several steps to apply for a student visa. However, the order of these steps, processes and requirements may vary according to where you are planning to study.

Most students will require evidence of:

  •  Enrolment in a recognised educational institution
  • Proof of your capacity to cover the cost of air fares, course tuition fees and living costs for you (and your family members) for the duration of your stay year
  • Passport size photos and a passport valid for at least six months beyond your period of stay
  • Some countries may require an evidence of your English language proficiency, or ask you to undertake health examinations and/or police checks

How can IDP help with visa applications?

IDP assists you with sound visa advice so that you are fully informed on the latest visa requirements and conditions. Your IDP counsellor will also help you prepare the right documents for your submission.

Our team can direct you to official websites and to authorised immigration representatives to ensure you have the latest applications forms and guidance. To reduce the hassle, we can also help with certifying, translating and couriering your documents.

Find out more about visa requirements:


Study Destinations
Study in Australia

Study in Australia

Whether you choose to undertake an MBA, engineering degree, humanities or English language course, Australia is difficult to beat in terms of standard of living, academic excellence, and support for international students.

Study in The UK

Study in the UK

Home to some of the world’s greatest cities, the United Kingdom offers world-class education with a diverse and flexible range of courses. Besides, it is one of the most popular cultural hubs of Europe with a rich history to be proud of.

Study in New Zealand

Study in New Zealand

When choosing to study in New Zealand you can be confident that any institution you're considering will meet the highest educational standards. It is also situated in one of the world's most beautiful countries, known as the Land of the Long White Cloud's.

Study in Canada

Study in Canada

Academic excellence, affordability and adventure – Canada stands out as an ideal place to study. It hosts more than 250,000 international students and has experienced a huge increase in demand from overseas students in recent years.

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