Take It with You

  • Important documents: Passport, Offer Letter from the institution, proof of payment, school report or legalised transcript of grades, Indonesian ID card (KTP), Indonesian driving license (SIM), International driving license (if you have one). You can keep  some copies of the important documents in your home country if needed
  • Amount of AUD1,400 – AUD 2,300 in the form of cash or  traveller’s cheque to pay for accommodation and open up a bank account in Australia
  • Three or four photos
  • Contact lenses
  • Medicines adequate amount for 6 months
  • Suitable clothes for 4 seasons (coat and scarf for winter, light coat/jacket or long sleeves for spring and autumn, shorts and t-shirt for summer)
  • Electronic devices such as chargers, laptop, and digital camera


Do Not Take It With You

In general, many Indonesian students have carried overweight baggage as they

bring a lot of food. Unless you have a special dietary issue, you do not need to bring too many

foods from Indonesia. Most of Indonesian food-products could be found in

supermarket and Indonesian restaurants in Victoria as well as stationaries and

other materials for your studies.



  • Herbs and spices
  • Biscuit, cake and candies
  • Dried fruits and vegetables
  • Instant noodles and rice
  • Herbal teas and coffees
  • Fresh or dried flower
  • Handicrafts – containing seeds, raw nuts, corn, pinecones, grapevines, bark, moss, straw or other plant material
  • Animal products such as unprocessed wool
  • Herbal and traditional medicines
  • Used animal equipment including veterinary equipment
  • Used sporting and camping equipment including tents, hiking boots, golf equipment and bicycle
  • Cash with value of AU$5000 or more