International students must apply for a student visa before entering Australia. Hong Kong students holding a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Passport or British National Overseas Passport must apply for a student visa before entering Australia. Making an eVisa application is the fastest and easiest way to obtain a student visa. International students must pay the course fee and obtain the Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) from their education provider before applying for a student visa. For information on application of student eVisa, please visit: www.immi.gov.au/e_visa/students.htm.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is the Australian Government department that manages everything relating to student visas. For information on student visas, please contact DIAC in Hong Kong:
Address: 24/F Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Opening Hour: 8:30am–12:00noon (Mon-Fri)
Enquiry: +852 2585 4139 (Mon-Fri 9:00am–11:00am and 1:30pm–3:30pm)
Fax: +852 2585 4459