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					                                 Australian Government
                         Department of Immigration and Citizenship


    Additional Documentary Requirements for Student eVisa
                        Applications
                                              India

Applicants must give you originals of all the required documentation listed on this additional
checklist, together with the documents listed on the checklist for their subclass and Assessment
Level.

Documents provided in languages other than English must be accompanied by an English
translation certified in writing by you to be a true and accurate translation.

You must verify the original documents and keep these until a decision on the visa application
has been made. You must also keep certified copies of all pages of the original documents. The
department may request these documents at any time up to 12 months after a decision has been
made.


 You must scan the following documents and attach them electronically to the online visa
 application, together with the checklists(s) and other key documents, as soon as it is lodged.
 The processing centre in Australia cannot process the visa application after a decision has
 been made.

  Agent declaration completed in both English and Hindi
  Attachment A (pages 4 and 5 of this document titled ‘Details of financial documents
   and income of financial supporter’)
  Official declaration from the applicant’s financial supporter stating the nature of their
   relationship to the student and that they will support them financially during their studies
   in Australia. The full contact details of the financial supporter (including residential address
   and postal address, if different, and telephone numbers) must be included.
  Evidence of relationship between applicant and financial supporter such as:
   applicant’s and financial supporter’s passport bio-data page and back page showing
   parent’s names or if passport unavailable applicant’s and/or financial supporter’s high
   school diploma.
  Letter from an acceptable financial institution approving overdraft limit and a
   document explaining the source of funds used to create Fixed Deposit (if any) kept in lieu
   of the Overdraft and evidence to support this.


Financial requirements
   Evidence of financial supporter’s occupation and annual income – letter from the supporter’s
    employer confirming employment, and including full contact details (address and telephone
    numbers), and supporter’s personal bank statements and tax returns for the last 3 years;
   Loan disbursement letter;
   Chartered Accountant Statements of the financial supporter;


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   In the case of company sponsorship, balance sheet and bond signed with the company;
   Evidence of income sourced from agriculture such as evidence of ownership and valuation
    of land, income statement from the regional authority (Example: Patwari or Mandel office)
    and receipt of sales, and J forms;
   Evidence of rental income such as evidence of ownership of property and lease deeds;
   Evidence of retirement income such as letter from the company at the time of retirement
    stating amount of pension, and recent bank statement showing credit of pension to account.
The department must be satisfied that an applicant, once in Australia, will have genuine access
to the funds they claim to possess to cover the travel, tuition and living costs for themselves and
their family members.

Please note the following additional information:
Income sources
Non-employment based sources of income may include evidence of business interests, share
portfolios etc. The supporting documents may include tax assessment documentation, business
licences etc. The documents provided should clearly demonstrate any income stream.

Local living costs
Applicants who are undertaking a course(s) of less than 12 months’ duration, or who are
sponsored by a foreign government or multilateral agency and whose family unit members are
not accompanying them to Australia, are only required to demonstrate access to sufficient funds
to support these family unit members in their home country (taking into account local living
costs). The agreed living costs for India are based on the cost of living in New Delhi.

Acceptable financial institutions
The Migration Regulations require that a bank must be governed by the central bank of the
foreign country in which it operates, for it to be an acceptable financial institution. In India,
acceptable financial institutions for Student visa assessment purposes are:

    Acceptable financial institutions in India**:
    ABN Amro Bank Ltd                         ICICI Banking
    Andhra Bank                               Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd
    Allahabad Bank                            Karnataka Bank Ltd
    AXIS Bank Ltd                             Kotak Mahindra Bank
    Bank of Baroda                            NOVA Scotia Bank
    Bank of India                             Oriental Bank of Commerce
    Bank of Maharashtra                       Punjab National Bank
    Bank of Punjab Ltd                        Punjab and Sind Bank
    BNP Paribas                               South Indian Bank Ltd
    Canara Bank                               Standard Chartered Bank
    Central Bank of India                     State Bank of India
    Centurion Bank of Punjab Ltd              State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
    Citibank                                  State Bank of Hyderabad
    Corporation Bank                          State Bank of Indore
    Dena Bank                                 State Bank of Mysore
    Federal Bank Ltd                          State Bank of Patiala
    HDFC Bank Ltd                             State Bank of Saurashtra
    Hongkong and Shanghai Banking             State Bank of Travancore
    Corporation                               Syndicate Bank
    IDBI Bank Ltd                             UCO Bank
    Indian Overseas Bank                      Union Bank of India
    Indian Bank                               United Bank of India
    Ing Vysya Bank Ltd                        Vijaya Bank
    Indusind Bank Ltd                         Yes Bank


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**All international banks operating in India also meet these criteria. If you are unsure please
contact the visa office to confirm. An updated list of acceptable financial institutions is available
on the Australian High Commission website.
See: http://www.india.embassy.gov.au

Post Office Account:
   - Post office deposits
   - Deposits held in Monthly Income Scheme accounts
   - Public Provident funds
   - Employee Provident funds/General Provident funds




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Attachment A: Details of financial documents and income of financial supporter

Please complete the below details of financial supporter’s relevant occupation:

Self employed
Name of business:
Business address:
Business phone number:
Designation:
PAN:
Income:
Is the evidence of ownership attached to the browser:
TIN/VAT number:

Agriculturist
Name of owner of the agricultural land:
Address and details of agricultural land:
Khewat number:
Khatauni number:
Hadbast number:
Entry of Jamabandi last year:
Income from agriculture:
Name of income certificate issuing officer (Example: Tehsildar):
Reference number:
Income certificate issuance date:

Employment
Employer (name and address of business):
Designation:
Employee code:
Referee:
Period of employment (please provide start date) :
PAN:
Income:
Date of letter:

Dairy farmer
No. of cattle:
Income from dairy farming:
Name of income certificate issuing officer (Example: Veterinary Officer):
Veterinary office:
Reference number:
Income certificate issuance date:




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Please complete the below details for the relevant financial document:

Bank loan
Bank:
Branch:
Address of the branch:
Phone:
Type of loan:
Loan in the name of:
Address of loan holder:
Loan amount:
Details of collateral security including the owner’s details:
Name and designation of loan sanctioning officer:
Reference number:
Date of issue of loan:

Overdraft
Bank:
Branch:
Address of the branch:
Phone:
Overdraft is in the name of:
Purpose of overdraft limit:
Overdraft limit:
Details of collateral security including the owner’s details:
Value of collateral:
If the collateral is a fixed deposit, details of source of funds:
Name and designation of overdraft limit sanctioning officer:
Reference number:
Date:

Fixed deposit
Bank:
Branch:
Address of the branch:
Phone:
Name of account holder:
Fixed deposit issue date:
Fixed deposit expiry date:
Amount:
Fixed deposit reference number:
Account number:

Savings/current account
Bank:
Branch:
Address of the branch:
Phone:
Name of account holder/business:
Account opening date:
Account number:
Balance:




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