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Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)

What is a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)?

The Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) is an official document issued to international students by universities in Australia. The CoE is required by the Department of Home Affairs for the purpose of applying for a student visa. It confirms that you have accepted a place in a course and have paid your tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or are enrolled in a course at a registered provider.

Commencing international students

You will receive your CoE within 10 working days after submitting your International Student Acceptance and Payment Agreement. It will be sent to the email address you listed in the agreement. If you haven't received your CoE after this time, please contact Stop 1.
If you are an Exchange or Study abroad student, you will receive your COE within 10–15 working days. If you haven’t received it after 15 days please contact the Global Learning office or your home university study abroad office.

Current international students

If you are unable to complete your course, for approved reasons, by the due date on your current Confirmation of Enrolment, you must apply for a new Confirmation of Enrolment and then apply for a new student visa a few weeks before it expires.

University-provided CoEs:

Most students who require a revised CoE will be provided one by the University following an approved reason such as Reduced Study Load or Leave of Absence (for a compassionate and/or compelling reason), Late Withdrawal of Subjects, or having been identified for unsatisfactory academic progress. If one of the above reasons applies to you, a CoE will be sent to you following the approved reason and prior to your current visa expiry.

Student-requested CoEs:

You can submit a request for a new extended CoE if you have failed a subject/s in your final half year, or if you currently hold a non-student visa and are wanting to apply for a student visa. These requests will be prioritised in line with your current visa end date.

You can also request a resend of your CoE at any time. Please use the submit a request form and select "Resend CoE" from the Reason for request options.

To request a new CoE, complete the Confirmation of Enrolment online form.