I am an international student. What official documents do I need to bring with me?

Question:

I am an international student. What official documents do I need to bring with me?

Answer:

You will need the following documents:

 

  • Bring your passport and a certified copy of your passport in your checked luggage as well as copies of any other travel documents

 

  • Identification papers such as birth certificate, proof of citizenship, international driver's permit and credit cards are vital

 

  • Bring original copies of your academic history including transcripts and educational and work qualifications as well as course outlines if you are seeking credit for previous work

 

  • It is a good idea to bring previous employer references in English as these will be useful for finding employment and accommodation

 

  • Include your letter of offer, CoE document, a copy of this booklet and any other important University Correspondence

 

  • If you plan on driving in Australia, ensure you have a valid driver's license from your home country. It is also useful to obtain an International Driver's License before you leave home

 

  • Pack your scholarship award letter if applicable

 

  • Bring your medical and immunisation records

 

  • If you are travelling with spouse or children, include your marriage certificate and/or children's immunisation and school records as appropriate

 

  • Include receipts of valuable new goods that your bring with you to Australia

 

  • Bring any other legal documents that may be necessary

 

You can submit an online enquiry if you require further information.