Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Student Visa Assessment Levels - IMMI 14/003

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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 12/005, signed on 21 March 2012, 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
22 March 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 14/003, commences on 22 March 2014, immediately after the commencement of Migration Amendment (Redundant and Other Provisions) Regulation 2014.
 
 
Dated              16 / 03 /                       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 (AUSAID 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