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IMMI 14/014 Specifications as made
This instrument operates to specify the assessment levels applicable to applicants for student visas from different countries in relation to each subclass of student visa (education sector).
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 19 Jun 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Jun-2014
Tabled Senate23-Jun-2014


Commonwealth of Australia

 

Migration Regulations 1994

 

STUDENT VISA ASSESSMENT LEVELS

(Subregulation 1.41(1))

 

 

I, MICHAELIA CASH, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 1.41(1) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):

 

1.                REVOKE Instrument Number IMMI 14/003, signed on 16 March 2014, specifying an assessment level for a kind of eligible passport, in relation to each subclass of student visa, for the purposes of regulation 1.41 of the Regulations; AND

 

2.                SPECIFY, in relation to an application for a student visa made on or after
1 July 2014, an assessment level for a kind of eligible passport, in relation to each subclass of student visa referred to in the Schedule to this Instrument, for the purposes of subregulation 1.41(1) of the Regulations.

 

This Instrument, IMMI 14/014, commences on 1 July 2014, immediately after the commencement of Migration Legislation Amendment (2014 Measures No.1) Regulation 2014.

 

 

Dated  13 June 2014

 

 

 

 

Michaelia Cash

 

Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 


Schedule

 

SUBCLASS 570 (INDEPENDENT ELICOS SECTOR)

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 1

 

Andorra

Ireland, Republic of

Norway

Austria

Italy

Oman

Bahrain

Japan

Poland

Belgium

Korea, Republic of

Portugal

Bulgaria

Kuwait

Qatar

Brunei

Latvia

San Marino

Canada

Liechtenstein

Saudi Arabia

Chile

Lithuania

Singapore

Cyprus

Luxembourg

Slovenia

Czech Republic

Macau Special Administrative Regions of the People’s Republic of China

Spain

Denmark

Malaysia

Sweden

Estonia

Malta

Switzerland

Finland

Mauritius

Taiwan

France

Mexico

United Arab Emirates

Germany

Monaco

United Kingdom [excluding British National (Overseas), British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person, British Subject]

Greece

Netherlands, Kingdom of the

United States of America

Hong Kong Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China

New Caledonia

Vatican City (Holy See)

Iceland

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 2

 

Argentina

Guatemala

Puerto Rico

Bahamas

Honduras

Seychelles

Barbados

Hungary

Slovak Republic

Bhutan

Indonesia

Solomon Islands

Botswana

Israel

South Africa

Brazil

Lao People's Democratic Republic

St Kitts-Nevis

British National (Overseas)

Maldives

St Lucia

Colombia

Montenegro, Republic of

St Vincent & Grenadines

Costa Rica

New Zealand

Thailand

Croatia

Nicaragua

Trinidad and Tobago

Cuba

North Mariana Islands

Ukraine

East Timor (Timor Leste)

Papua New Guinea

Uruguay

El Salvador

Paraguay

Vanuatu

Grenada

Peru

Venezuela

Guam

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 3

 

Ecuador

Lebanon

Sri Lanka

Bangladesh

Mongolia

Tanzania

Cambodia, Kingdom of

Myanmar

Tonga

Egypt

Nauru

Turkey

Fiji

Nepal

Tuvalu

Ghana

Nigeria

Vietnam

India

Pakistan

Western Samoa

Iran, Islamic Republic of

People’s Republic of China (excluding passports issued by the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau)

Zambia

Jordan

Philippines

Zimbabwe

Kenya

Romania

All eligible passports not elsewhere specified

Kiribati

Russian Federation

 

 

SUBCLASS 571 (SCHOOLS SECTOR)

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 1

 

Andorra

Italy

Portugal

Argentina

Japan

Qatar

Austria

Korea, Republic of

San Marino

Bahrain

Kuwait

Saudi Arabia

Belgium

Latvia

Seychelles

Botswana

Liechtenstein

Singapore

Brazil

Lithuania

Slovak Republic

Brunei

Luxembourg

Slovenia

Canada

Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

Solomon Islands

Chile

Malaysia

South Africa

Czech Republic

Maldives

Spain

Denmark

Malta

Sweden

Estonia

Mauritius

Switzerland

Finland

Mexico

Taiwan

France

Monaco

Thailand

Germany

Netherlands, Kingdom of the

United Arab Emirates

Greece

New Caledonia

United Kingdom [excluding British National (Overseas), British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person, British Subject]

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

Norway

United States of America

Hungary

Oman

Vanuatu

Iceland

Peru

Vatican City (Holy See)

Indonesia

Philippines

Venezuela

Ireland, Republic of

Poland

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 2

 

Afghanistan

Guatemala

Puerto Rico

Bahamas

Honduras

Romania

Barbados

India

Russian Federation

Bhutan

Jordan

St Kitts-Nevis

British National (Overseas)

Kenya

St Lucia

Bulgaria

Lao People's Democratic Republic

St Vincent & Grenadines

Colombia

Lebanon

Tanzania

Costa Rica

Nepal

Trinidad and Tobago  

Cyprus

New Zealand

Turkey

East Timor (Timor Leste)

Nicaragua

Ukraine

Ecuador

North Mariana Islands

Vietnam

Grenada

Papua New Guinea

Zambia

Guam

Paraguay

Zimbabwe

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 3

 

Cambodia, Kingdom of

Kiribati

Sri Lanka

Bangladesh

Mongolia

Tonga

Egypt

Myanmar

Tuvalu

Fiji

Nauru

Uruguay

Ghana

Nigeria

Western Samoa

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Pakistan

All eligible passports not elsewhere specified

Israel

People’s Republic of China (excluding passports issued by the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau)

 

 

SUBCLASS 572 (VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING SECTOR)

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 1

 

Andorra

Ireland, Republic of

Poland

Austria

Italy

Portugal

Bahrain

Japan

Qatar

Belgium

Korea, Republic of

Reunion

British National (Overseas)

Kuwait

San Marino

Brunei

Latvia

Seychelles

Bulgaria

Liechtenstein

Singapore

Canada

Lithuania

Slovenia

Chile

Luxembourg

Spain

Cyprus

Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Sweden

Denmark

Malaysia

Switzerland

Estonia

Malta

Taiwan

Finland

Mexico

United Arab Emirates

France

Monaco

United Kingdom [excluding British National (Overseas), British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person, British Subject]

Germany

Netherlands, Kingdom of the

United States of America

Greece

New Caledonia

Vatican City (Holy See)

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Norway

Venezuela

Iceland

Oman

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 2

 

Argentina

Guatemala

Peru

Bahamas

Honduras

Puerto Rico

Barbados

Hungary

Saudi Arabia

Belize

Indonesia

Slovak Republic

Bhutan

Israel

Solomon Islands

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Jordan

South Africa

Botswana

Lao People's Democratic Republic

St Kitts-Nevis

Brazil

Maldives

St Lucia

Costa Rica

Mauritius

St Vincent & Grenadines

Croatia

Montenegro, Republic of

Thailand

Czech Republic

New Zealand

Trinidad and Tobago

East Timor

Nicaragua

Turkey

El Salvador

North Mariana Islands

Uruguay

Grenada

Papua New Guinea

Vanuatu

Guam

Paraguay

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 3

 

Cambodia, Kingdom of

Lebanon

Russian Federation

Bangladesh

Mongolia

Sri Lanka

Colombia

Myanmar

Tanzania

Ecuador

Nauru

Tonga

Egypt

Nepal

Tuvalu

Fiji

Nigeria

Vietnam

Ghana

Pakistan

Western Samoa

India

People’s Republic of China (excluding passports issued by the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau)

Zambia

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Philippines

Zimbabwe

Kenya

Romania

All eligible passports not elsewhere specified

Kiribati

 

 

 

SUBCLASS 573 (HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR)

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 1

 

Andorra

Hungary

Poland

Argentina

Iceland

Portugal

Austria

Ireland, Republic of

Qatar

Bahamas

Italy

Reunion

Bahrain

Japan

San Marino

Barbados

Korea, Republic of

Saudi Arabia

Belgium

Kuwait

Seychelles

Botswana

Latvia

Singapore

Brazil

Liechtenstein

Slovak Republic

British National (Overseas)

Lithuania

Slovenia

Brunei

Luxembourg

Solomon Islands

Bulgaria

Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

South Africa

Canada

Malaysia

Spain

Chile

Maldives

Sweden

Costa Rica

Malta

Switzerland

Cyprus

Mauritius

Taiwan

Czech Republic

Mexico

Thailand

Denmark

Monaco

United Arab Emirates

Estonia

Netherlands, Kingdom of the

United Kingdom [excluding British National (Overseas), British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person, British Subject]

Finland

New Caledonia

United States of America

France

Norway

Vanuatu

Germany

Oman

Vatican City (Holy See)

Greece

Papua New Guinea

Venezuela

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Peru

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 2

 

Bhutan

Jamaica

Russian Federation

Bolivia

Kazakhstan

St Kitts-Nevis

Belize

Kiribati

St Lucia

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Lao People's Democratic Republic

St Vincent & Grenadines

Colombia

Malawi

Suriname

Croatia

Montenegro, Republic of

Syria

East Timor (Timor Leste)

Namibia

Tonga

Ecuador

Mozambique

Trinidad and Tobago

El Salvador

New Zealand

Turkey

Grenada

North Mariana Islands

Ukraine

Guam

Paraguay

Uruguay

Guatemala

Philippines

Vietnam

Honduras

Puerto Rico

Yemen

Indonesia

Romania

Zambia

Israel

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 3

 

Bangladesh

Kenya

People’s Republic of China [excluding passports issued by the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau]

Cambodia, Kingdom of

Lebanon

Sri Lanka

Egypt

Mongolia

Tanzania

Fiji

Myanmar

Tuvalu

Ghana

Nauru

Western Samoa

India

Nepal

Zimbabwe

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Nigeria

All eligible passports not elsewhere specified

Jordan

Pakistan

 

 

SUBCLASS 574 (POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SECTOR)

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 1

 

Andorra

Ireland, Republic of

Philippines

Argentina

Israel

Poland

Austria

Italy

Portugal

Bahamas

Japan

Qatar

Bahrain

Jordan

Romania

Barbados

Korea, Republic of

Russian Federation

Belgium

Indonesia

San Marino

Bhutan

Kazakhstan

Saudi Arabia

Botswana

Kuwait

Seychelles

Brazil

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Singapore

British National (Overseas)

Latvia

Slovak Republic

Brunei

Lebanon

Slovenia

Bulgaria

Liechtenstein

Solomon Islands

Canada

Lithuania

South Africa

Chile

Luxembourg

Spain

Costa Rica

Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Sweden

Cyprus

Malaysia

Switzerland

Czech Republic

Maldives

Taiwan

Denmark

Malta

Tanzania

East Timor (Timor Leste)

Mauritius

Thailand

Ecuador

Mexico

Tonga

Egypt

Monaco

Turkey

Estonia

Nepal

Ukraine

Finland

Netherlands, Kingdom of the

United Arab Emirates

France

New Caledonia

United Kingdom [excluding British National (Overseas), British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person, British Subject]

Germany

North Mariana Islands

United States of America

Greece

Norway

Uruguay

Guam

Oman

Vanuatu

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Papua New Guinea

Vatican City (Holy See)

Hungary

Peoples Republic of China [excluding passports issued by the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau]

Venezuela

Iceland

Peru

Vietnam

India

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 2

 

All eligible passports not elsewhere specified

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 3

 

None specified

 

SUBCLASS 575 (NON-AWARD SECTOR)

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 1

 

Andorra

Ireland, Republic of

Portugal

Argentina

Israel

Qatar

Austria

Italy

San Marino

Bahrain

Japan

Saudi Arabia

Belgium

Korea, Republic of

Seychelles

Botswana

Kuwait

Singapore

Brazil

Latvia

Slovak Republic

Brunei

Liechtenstein

Slovenia

Bulgaria

Lithuania

Solomon Islands

Canada

Luxembourg

South Africa

Chile

Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Spain

Colombia

Malaysia

Sweden

Cyprus

Malta

Switzerland

Czech Republic

Mexico

Taiwan

Denmark

Monaco

Thailand

Estonia

Netherlands, Kingdom of the

Turkey

Finland

New Caledonia

United Arab Emirates

France

Norway

United Kingdom [excluding British National (Overseas), British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person, British Subject]

Germany

Oman

United States of America

Greece

Peru

Vanuatu

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Philippines

Vatican City (Holy See)

Hungary

Poland

Venezuela

Iceland

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 2

 

Bahamas

Grenada

North Mariana Islands

Barbados

Guam

Papua New Guinea

Bhutan

Guatemala

Paraguay

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Honduras

Puerto Rico

British National (Overseas)

Indonesia

Romania

Costa Rica

Iran

Russian Federation

Croatia

Kazakhstan

St Kitts-Nevis

East Timor (Timor Leste)

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

St Lucia

Ecuador

Mauritius

St Vincent & Grenadines

El Salvador

Montenegro, Republic of

Suriname

Fiji

New Zealand

Trinidad and Tobago

Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia

Nicaragua

Ukraine

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 3

 

Bangladesh

Maldives

Tanzania

Cambodia, Kingdom of

Mongolia

Tonga

Egypt

Myanmar

Tuvalu

Ghana

Nauru

Uruguay

India

Nepal

Vietnam

Jordan

Nigeria

Western Samoa

Kenya

Pakistan

Zambia

Kiribati

People’s Republic of China [excluding passports issued by the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau]

Zimbabwe

Lebanon

Sri Lanka

All eligible passports not elsewhere specified

 

SUBCLASS 576 (FOREIGN AFFAIRS OR DEFENCE SECTOR)

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 1

 

None specified

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 2

 

All eligible passports

 

Kind of eligible passport – Assessment level 3

 

None specified