International students enrolled with a private education provider or college in Victoria can apply for Stream Two of the International Student Emergency Relief Fund.

Please note: University and TAFE students should contact their education institutions to access the fund.

Stream Two education providers include private vocational education and training providers, independent higher education providers, and private English language colleges.

First, please check that your education provider is on the list of eligible private education providers and colleges in Victoria.

You must provide the correct documentation in JPEG, PDF or PNG format.

It is recommended that you use a desktop or laptop computer to complete your application rather than a mobile device.

See our Frequently Asked Questions and Application Guide if you need help to understand how to apply. You can also call our friendly team on 1800 056 449 if you need help. Just ask if you need an interpreter.

Prepare your supporting documentation and evidence

You need to provide documentation (as attachments) to support your application. Only JPEG, PDF or PNG formats will be accepted.

Attachment 1: Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) form (JPG, PDF or PNG format)

Attachment 2 and 3: Valid Student Visa Documentation

You must provide documentation that provides current information about your visa. This documentation can include:

  • Your current visa grant documentation from the Department of Home Affairs; and
  • A current Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) documentation (PNG, JPG or PDF)

Your VEVO document includes information on the date it was created.  Your VEVO document must show that it was created within the past five days of when you submit your application. If your VEVO check is more than five days old please generate a new one by visiting the Department of Home Affairs Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) website before submitting this application.

Together, these documents must show the following eight points of information:

  1. A visible Australian Government crest or logo or URL address
  2. Your VEVO check must include the date the document was created, and show that it was created within five days of your application (to show your current location is onshore).
  3. Your full name
  4. Your current location (Onshore)
  5. Visa Grant Number
  6. Visa Class/subclass (Student)
  7. Visa Grant Date
  8. Visa Expiry Date - Length of Stay (must be after 30 June 2020)

Attachment 4: Passport (scan in JPG, PDF or PNG format)

Attachment 5: Evidence of employment

Attachment 6: Evidence of reduction of hours or loss of employment

Refer to example in the Application Guide (Stream Two).

Instructions and information

Use a desktop or laptop computer to complete your application rather than a mobile device.

Make sure your attachments are JPEG, PDF or PNG format.

Only students from private education providers and colleges should apply through Stream Two. University and TAFE students should contact their education institutions to access the fund.

THREE STEPS TO APPLY

1. Read the Application Guide and FAQ

2. Get your six supporting documents ready

3. Use a desktop or laptop to complete your application, not a mobile device

AND THEN

Start your application

Please Note:  Only students from private education providers and colleges should apply here.

University and TAFE students should not apply here, you can apply directly through your education provider.

You’ll need to register with Business Victoria to start your application.

Contact us on 1800 056 449 if you need support with your application and you can’t find the information you need.