Once you have selected your course and study location, it's time to get your application underway. Follow the below steps to submit your application to TAFE Queensland as an international student.
Before you start your application please read the Australian Government’s Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) regulatory framework so that you understand your rights and responsibilities as an international student before and during your study.
TAFE Queensland formally engages with an extensive network of agents who can provide advice on your study options and guide you through the application process.
Please note: An international student is defined as anyone who is not an Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen. If you're not classed as an international student, visit How to apply page to see how you can apply as a domestic student.
Before you apply
Before you apply to study at TAFE Queensland, you should check what documents and evidence you will need to provide to the Department of Home Affairs (HA) to support your visa application.
How to check what evidence you will need to provide to obtain a visa:
Some courses require you to meet additional entry requirements eg. Submit a portfolio or artwork with your application. Please check individual course requirements via the Course page.
You must provide certified copies of key personal documentation translated into English. Please provide certified copies of your:
Mature age students (at least 21years of age and with work experience/other qualifications) may be admitted into a course without meeting the formal academic requirements.
The following documentation is required to support your application:
Where previous study/employment was conducted in English, submit a certified letter from the educational institution/employer confirming the language of instruction/employment was English.
International student visa applicants under the age of 18 will only be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs website.
Submit your application
Receive your Letter of Offer
Accepting your Letter of Offer
Note the expiry date for acceptance.
Receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE -required for visa lodgement). You will use this document to apply for your student visa.
Apply for your visa
To apply for your student visa, visit the HA website and click Apply Now. Follow the steps to create your ImmiAccount and apply for your visa.
Travel to Queensland and attend Orientation
Once you have received your student visa, you can travel to Queensland ready to attend the TAFE Queensland International Orientation.