The New Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF)
will come into effect From 1 July 2016

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The new simplified student visa framework (SSVF)
From 1 July 2016 the SSVF will come into effect. Key changes under the SSVF are:

  • international students will apply for a single Student visa (subclass 500), regardless of their chosen course of study
  • student guardians will apply for the new Student Guardian (subclass 590) visa
  • all students and student guardians will generally be required to lodge their visa application online by creating an account in ImmiAccount. More information about ImmiAccount is available at: