When you have completed the steps and met the conditions outlined in your Letter of Offer (LOO) you will be requested to make payment. Send the completed Letter of Acceptance along with requested documentation and tuition fees for your first semester of study, overseas health cover (see your LOO for the fee amounts) and your fees for accommodation if you require those services. All payments must be made in Australian Dollars. All information requested to accept your offer needs to be forwarded to the International Services Unit.
The Institute will then send you a copy of the Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment form (eCOE) on receipt of payment. The eCOE/s will be required when you apply online for your student visa. As of 1 July 2016, applications for a student visa can only be made online.
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection will:
As this can take some time, it is important that your application is submitted well before your course start date, and that you respond promptly to the Institute’s offer of a place.
For information regarding Australian Legislative requirements for students on a student visa please refer to the Australian Government website. If you have gone through a CIT in-country representative they will be able to assist you when you apply for your student visa.