My current visa will expire soon – what can I do?

Common Questions and Issues

My student visa will expire soon but I want to continue to stay in Australia – what are my options?

I want to attend my graduation ceremony in a few months but my student visa does not last until then – what can I do?

I am holding a tourist/working and holiday visa. I like Australia and want to study here but my visa condition only allows me to stay in Australia for three months. I want to change to a student visa – will it be hard or involve a big risk? – Click here for more information.

My current student visa will expire soon as I have failed some subjects/transferred to other schools/changed my major – what should I do?

How ACIC can help

Our team of expert consultants will analyse your situation and provide the best and most cost-effective visa options for you so you can continue stay in Australia. This may be for study or migration or work or simply to attend your graduation!

Our consultants can guide you through every step and provide you with the latest course and visa information. We also have a Migration Team that specialises in the visa process – they will assist you in preparing all the required visa documentation as well as help you to apply and monitor the progress of your visa until it is successfully granted.

ACIC can provide you with options that you may not have even considered. Apart from the full range of study choices, our Migration Team can also advise on the different visa options available if you are soon to graduate from your current studies. Click here for more information.

The main thing to remember is that if you know your student visa will be expiring soon, it is best to seek ACIC’s advice as early as possible. The more time you have in advance, the more options will be available to you.

Did you know? ACIC’s education advice and application service is FREE for international students already in Australia as we are an authorised and official representative of the long list of universities and colleges that we work with.

Full range of ACIC services
  • Advice on study and visa options so you can continue to stay in Australia
  • Visa applications: including changing visa class and FREE onshore visa extensions*
  • Migration and visa advice from our in-house registered Migration Team
  • Unbiased course advice and tailored study plans that are best for your situation
  • Provide the latest school and course information (entry requirements, pricing, timetables, etc).
  • Assist with GTE checks and questions
  • Arrange health insurance (OSHC) and book medical check-ups
  • We use customised and modern CRM software to monitor your application and deadlines

*For eligible students

The ACIC Difference

ACIC is recommended by all the top institutions in Australia – click here to see video testimonials.

ACIC was established in Australia in 1988 and we now have over 35 years of experience in the Australian education sector. Our experience is unrivalled in the industry and is backed by the 70000+ students whom ACIC have successfully helped enroll in Australian institutions. That’s a lot of experience and knowledge that you can rely on. You can be assured that ACIC will provide you with the best advice.

ACIC has an in-house Migration Team that specialises in helping students with visa problemsNo matter what your circumstances, ACIC can design a plan for you. We have had many successful cases of helping students extend their stay and studies in Australia. 

ACIC focuses exclusively on migration and visa services in Australia (not other countries) so we are a true expert on Australian migration and visas.

All of ACIC’s staff are highly qualified and experienced. They undertake regular training and have the latest course and visa information. Over 85% of our staff at our Head Office have completed a Master’s degree from an Australian university and over 95% have studied at an Australian tertiary institution, so they have first-hand experience of visa processes, work and life in Australia.