Student Guardian visa (subclass 590) 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.
You must also:
Visa Application Process
Candidate must submit all the documents given in the documents checklist to support the claims made in the visa application. Few documents may take a longer time to attain. Hence, the candidate must keep the documents ready at the time of filing the visa application in order to deduct the process delays.
Applicant must submit all the required documents in order to support the visa application. The Immigration authority will judge utilizing the data given at the time of visa application. It is up to the candidate if they wish to submit as much data as possible along with your application.
Applicant must submit certified copies of the original documents. Original documents must not be given unless until asked. In case the documents are not available in English, then they must be having authorized English translations.
Applicant can follow the below given checklist in order to make sure that the visa application do not remain incomplete.Scan copies of all your documents must be uploaded at the time of online application. Hard copies of the documents are not to be given unless asked for.
You need to have enough money genuinely available to support you, the student and children coming with you for the duration of your stay in Australia. You will declare this in your visa application.
You must show evidence of financial capacity by providing one of the following:
If the grant of the visa will significantly benefit the relationship between Australia and the government of your home country, you only need to show evidence of funds for yourself and dependents, not the student.
Minimum 12-months’ living cost for your stay in Australia
Amount required in Australian dollars (AUD)
|You (the Student Guardian visa applicant)||19,830 per year|
|Child, if applicable||2,970 per year for each child|
You must have genuine access to funds. The funds shown in the visa application must be available for use to financially support you and your family members during your stay in Australia.
Funds to support you and your family members must come from an acceptable source such as:
When we assess your application, we decide whether the funds shown will be genuinely available by taking into account factors, such as:
The annual income requirement is AUD 70,000 or more. The income must be one of the following:
You must provide evidence that you have enough health insurance for the duration of your stay in Australia. This can be Overseas Visitors Health Cover (OVHC) or another health insurance product from Australia or your home country that provides a similar level of cover.
The student visa holder must have their own health insurance.
You must provide identity documents and proof of your relationship with the student. This can include a birth certificate showing the names of both parents.
You must also provide:
When we assess whether you plan to stay in Australia temporarily we will consider:
Show proof that you are staying in Australia temporarily, such as:
Applicant must submit complete related documents and complete payment for the visa application charges via credit card at the time of visa application.
Applicant must upload the required documents by utilizing his or her own ImmiAccount at the time of filling the online visa application. This will benefit in deduction of delays in process.
Post submitting the visa application and the required documents, the authorities will provide an acknowledgment that they have received your data.
The visa application can be tracked and managed by utilizing Immi Account.
Visa processing time:
|75 % applications processed||90% applications processed|
|49 days||04 months|
Visa application process Cost
In case the applicant is making the payment for the visa application via credit card, a surcharge will be applied.
The present surcharge rates are:
NOTE: The surcharge rate will also be applicable on Debit Visa cards and Debit Master Cards at the time of online payments.
visa costs modifies with time. Cost is based upon the date on which the immigration authorities have received the visa application. In case there is a price rise in between the filing date and the date on which the immigration authorities have received the visa application, the applicant will have to pay the modified application charge.
This visa application charge is taken in the form of Australian dollars (AUD) that to be paid for the visa application. In few cases the visa application charge can be NIL as well.
Note: All charges will be in Australian Dollars.
|subclass||Base application charge||Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
|STUDENT VISA (SUBCLASS 590)||$560||0||
You can care for more than one student.
Generally, there can be only one Student Guardian visa holder per student visa holder
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