Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) is the result of a review by the Australian Government of the student visa processing system.
From 22 March 2014 ICMS will be an approved participant in the SVP program. This means international students applying to ICMS will benefit from a reduction in the documentation required by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) and will experience much shorter student visa processing times. In addition applicants will be assessed against a migration risk similar to the current Assessment Level 1 regardless of their country of origin.
Programs eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing
Applicants for the following programs at ICMS are eligible for streamlined visa processing:
Applicants for the following programs at ICMS are not eligible for streamlined visa processing:
As part of the SVP program ICMS is required to ensure applicants are genuine students and genuine temporary entrants. When you complete your application to study at ICMS you must carefully read and sign the declaration included in the application form. If you are applying through an agent, your agent must also read and sign the agent declaration.
The declaration is you advising ICMS that:
Please note: Completing an application form and signing your declaration does not mean you will be granted a student visa. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) may still refuse your visa application if they are not satisfied that you are a genuine student or if you do not meet health and character requirements.