Project Description

Student Guardian visa

Student Guardian visa allows you to stay in Australia as the guardian of an international student. Student guardian visa is design so younger than 18 years of age students can  apply for students visa to Australia.

Not all students can apply for Student Guardian visa so please check details below.

Student Guardian visa subclass 590

To be eligible for Student Graduate Visa:

  • be a parent or person who has custody of the student, or a relative who is 21 years or older and has been nominated in writing by a parent or someone who has custody of the student
  • not bring family members younger than 6 years of age, except under certain circumstances
  • be able to provide accommodation, general welfare and other support to the student unless you are applying for this visa with the support of the government your home country.

Student Guardian visa allows you to stay in Australia as the guardian of an international student younger than 18 years of age studying in Australia on a student visa.

Include family

You can only bring children under six years old if either:

  • there are compelling and compassionate reasons
  • the granting the visa would significantly benefit the relationship between the Australian Government and the government of another country. If this is the case, you must be at least 21 and the student must be supported in writing by a parent or person who has custody.

The child must meet the same health requirements as you and have health insurance for the duration of their stay in Australia.

Children six years old or older can come with you but they must apply for their own student visa.

Family members who apply for the visa with you must meet our health and character requirements.

To apply for Student Guardian Visa you must:

  • be a parent or person who has custody of the student, or a relative who is 21 years or older and has been nominated in writing by a parent or someone who has custody of the student
  • not bring family members younger than 6 years of age, except under certain circumstances
  • be able to provide accommodation, general welfare and other support to the student unless you are applying for this visa with the support of the government your home country.

You must also:

  • meet health and character requirements
  • have enough money to support yourself, any dependants accompanying you and the student.
  • have adequate health insurance for you and any dependants coming with you
  • not owe any money to the Australian government or have arranged to repay any money owed
  • only stay in Australia temporarily
  • provide biometric information if asked

It is one step visa.

Student Guardian visa allows you to stay in Australia as long as student visa is issued for, maximum up to 5 years.

With student guardian visa you may:

come to Australia to provide care and support for a student visa holder who is under 18 years of age.

The following condition(s) might be attached to this visa:
No work
Limited travel
No further stay

How much cost visa to Australia

When you apply for 820 Partner visa you will be able to pay discounted rate.

Student Guardian visa can be lodge onshore or offshore. When you apply for student visa onshore you will be eligible for bridging visa if you are NOT on one of following visas:
  • Domestic Worker (Temporary) – Diplomatic or Consular visa (subclass 426)
  • Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (subclass 403) in the Domestic Worker (Diplomatic or consular) stream
  • Diplomatic (Temporary) visa (subclass 995) – primary visa holder only. This means a family member of a Diplomatic (Temporary) visa (subclass 995) can apply for a Student visa in Australia.
  • Transit visa (subclass 771)
  • Visitor visa (subclass 600) in the ‘Sponsored Family’ stream or in the ‘Approved Destination Status’ stream.

A substantive temporary visa is any visa except a bridging visa, criminal justice or enforcement visa. It allows the visa holder to remain temporarily in Australia.