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590 Student Guardian visa


Student Guardian visa (Subclass 590) 

Visit to support a child who holds a student visa. 

You Must: 

  • be the student’s parent, custodian or relative who is 21 years or older 
  • have enough money to support yourself and the student during your stay 
  • be able to provide accommodation, welfare and other support 

 

Eligibility 

  • Have a certain visa 

You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for the visa.  

You can apply in Australia if you hold a substantive visa except for one of these: 

  • Domestic Worker (Temporary) Diplomatic and 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. 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 

 

  • Be a parent, a custodian or a relative ,You must be: 
  • the parent of the student visa holder, or 
  • a person who has custody of the student, or 
  • a relative of the student, aged 21 years or older, nominated in writing by a parent or person who has custody of the student 

You will provide care and support for: 

  • a student visa holder who is under 18 years of age or 
  • a student visa holder who is 18 years of age or older and needs care and support due to exceptional circumstances 

For this visa, a relative is the student’s: 

  • parent or step-parent 
  • grandparent or step-grandparent 
  • sibling or stepsibling 
  • aunt, uncle, step-aunt or step-uncle 
  • niece, nephew or step-niece or step-nephew 
  • partner 

 

  • Be able to provide for the student 

You must be able to provide accommodation, general welfare and support to the student. 

  • Have enough money for your stay: 

You must show us evidence that you have enough money to pay for your stay in Australia for meeting the costs and expenses of yourself, your accompanying family members and in most cases, the student visa holder.  

To see what you will need to provide go to Gather Documents in the ‘Step by Step’ tab. 

  • Bringing children 

If any member of your family unit has not turned 6, you cannot be granted the visa unless: 

  • there are compelling and compassionate reasons or 
  • granting the visa would significantly benefit the relationship between the Australian Government and the government of another country, you are 21 and if the student visa holder has not turned 18, the nomination is supported by a parent or someone with custody of the student. 

 

  • Make welfare arrangements for dependants overseas 

You must make adequate arrangements for the accommodation, support and welfare of any member of your family who: 

  • is not coming with you to Australia 
  • is under 18 years of age 
  • does not have a Student visa 

We consider you have made adequate welfare arrangements for your children aged 6 to 18 years if they will be living with: 

  • another parent or custodian 
  • a relative who is at least 21 years old 

 

  • Have adequate health insurance 

You are personally liable for all your healthcare costs while you are in Australia. Medical insurance helps limit your financial liability. 

You must maintain adequate health cover for the whole of your stay if you are granted this visa. Your insurance should cover you for medically necessary treatment, including transport. 

See a guide to what we consider adequate health insurance. 

Learn more about health insurance for overseas visitors. 

Reciprocal healthcare agreements 

Some countries have a reciprocal healthcare agreement with Australia. Find out more from Services Australia about reciprocal healthcare agreements. 

  • Be a genuine temporary entrant , You must only intend to: 
  • stay temporarily in Australia 
  • do the things you are allowed to do on this visa 

You must have substantially complied with the conditions of the last substantive or subsequent bridging visa that you held. 

When we assess whether you plan to stay in Australia temporarily we will consider: 

  • your personal circumstances in your home country 
  • your potential circumstances in Australia 
  • your immigration history 

 

  • Best interests of the child 

We might not grant this visa if it is not in the best interests of an applicant under 18. 

  • Meet other requirements: 
    • Meet our health requirement 
    • Meet our character requirement 
    • Sign the Australian values statement 
    • Have no debt to the Australian Government 
    • Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused 

 

Application Cost 

The visa costs from AUD620 for the main applicant. 

 

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