Already-enrolled international students can now enter Western Australia

As part of the Australian government’s initiative to slowly review their border policies, they have announced last February 15, 2022 their re-opening of borders for already-enrolled international students based on the latest health advise.

This allows international students already enrolled in a Western Australian primary school, secondary school, university, college, technical college, or other further education course to enter WA from this week.

This is the advantage processing your international student visas early on as countries like Australia prioritizes approved visa holders.

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This latest changes in Australia’s borders applies to those who are just starting their course and those who have been enrolled and studied onshore or offshore in previous years.

Students can either fly direct into Western Australia within the Australian Government-set cap, or indirectly by transiting through another state or territory.

Requirements for entry for already-enrolled international students

  • An approved G2G pass, with ‘Enrolled Student in WA’ as the exemption category;
  • Triple dose vaccinated if eligible, or double dose vaccinated if not;
  • Proof of a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) within 24 hours before departure;
  • Seven days of self-quarantine at a suitable premises in Western Australia with the same requirements for household members at the self-quarantine premises;
  • RAT or PCR testing within 24 hours of arrival, and either a PCR test on day six or a RAT on day seven of self-quarantine. If symptomatic, students will need to continue isolation until symptoms resolve. Household members will also be required to do a PCR test on the traveller’s day seven;
  • Mandatory use of the G2G Now app and in-person checks by the Western Australian Police as required.

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