Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement

This is based on the Ministerial Direction at the time which will assess students based on their circumstances in home country or at the time of visa application, their immigration history among others.

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement is one of the measures which the government uses to determine and manage student’s stay and the reasons and determine student’s intention to stay in Australia. Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement does not however prevents one from developing and planning for permanent residency

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) is a crucial subjective measure in student visa with substantial ability to influence the visa decision

DIBP considers following factors for Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement in determining the intention of student to stay and study in Australia temporarily:

  • Student’s circumstances in home country including academic, work or professional career and determine whether the past study qualification and work experience are in closely related field
  • Intention of studying and commitment  reasons to return after completion of studies
  • Immigration history of applicants already in Australia and their compliance with the Australia laws and visa condition after arriving in Australia
  • Relevancy and consistency of studies between student’s past and intended course of study
  • Potential circumstances in Australia and connection to Australia
  • Value of the course to student’s future, employment and income and their career

Other circumstances influencing the applicant’s stay in Australia temporarily