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590 (Student Guardian) Visa

Individuals who want to overlook their child below the age of 18 may apply for 590 student guardian visa

Come to Australia to care for and support holders of a student visa under the age of 18 (or over 18 in exceptional cases). caring for more than one student.

The Student Guardian Visa (Subclass 590) allows you to stay in Australia on a student visa for up to 5 years.

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    This visa allows you to stay in Australia as the guardian of an international student under 18 years of age studying in Australia on a student visa.

    You must:

    • be the parent or guardian of the student, or the parent 21 years of age or older who has been designated in writing by the student’s parent or guardian
    • Do not bring family members under 6 years old, except in some cases
    • can provide accommodation, general welfare and other support to students, unless you are applying for this visa with the support of your host country government.

    If you are applying to Australia, you must hold a current temporary content visa, but not one of the following:

    • Domestic worker (Temporary) – Diplomatic or consular visa (Subclass 426)
    • Temporary Work Visa (international relations)
    • (subclass 403) in the domestic worker stream (diplomatic or consular)
    • Diplomatic (temporary) visa (subclass 995) – for main visa holders only. This means that a family member with a diplomatic
    • (temporary) visa (subclass 995) can apply for a student visa in Australia. Transit visa (subclass 771)
    • Visitor visas (subclass 600) in the “Sponsored Family” section or in the “Approved Destination Status” section.

    Substantial temporary visas are any visas, except for a transit visa, a criminal justice visa or an enforcement visa. It allows visa holders to stay in Australia temporarily.

    You can only bring children under the age of six if:

    • has a compelling and humane reason
    • The issuance of a visa will greatly benefit the relationship between the Australian government and
    • the government of another country. In this case, you must be 21 years of age or older and the student must be supported in writing by a parent or caregiver.
    • 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 and older can accompany you, but they must apply for their own student visa.

    To be eligible for this visa:

    • you must: be a parent or guardian of a student, or a parent age 21 or older who has been nominated in writing by the student’s parent or guardian
    • Do not bring family members under 6 years old, except in some cases
    • can provide accommodation, general welfare and other support to students, unless you are applying for this visa with the support of your host country government.

    You must also:

    • meet the health and character requirements
    • have enough money to support yourself as well as the dependents who have traveled with you and the student.
    • have adequate health insurance for you and all your dependents who are traveling with you
    • do not owe the Australian government any money or have arranged to repay any owed

    only stay in Australia temporarily provide biometric information if we ask for it.

    Financial requirement

    You must have enough money to support yourself, your students and accompanying children for the duration of your stay in Australia. You will declare this in your visa application.

    You must demonstrate your financial capacity by providing one of the following:

    • proof of funds to cover travel and living expenses for 12 months for yourself and any children other go with you
    • proof that your spouse (who is not traveling to Australia) will support you and your dependents and has an annual income of at least AUD 70,000.


    Access to Funds

    You need to have real access to the funds. The funds stated in the visa application must be available to help you and your family members financially during your stay in Australia.

    Funds available to you and your family members must come from an acceptable source, such as:
    deposit with a financial institution
    financial institutions or government loans
    scholarships or grants.

    As we evaluate your request, we will decide whether the stated funds are actually available, taking into account factors such as:

    • the nature of your relationship with the provider money, if any
    •  your or your money provider’s income, assets and employment
    •  your visa history and that of the money provider.

    Annual income option

    The required annual income is AUD 70,000 or more. Income must be one of the following:

    • your spouse’s personal income
    • as official government documents, such as tax assessments (or country equivalent)
    • indicate income earned during the period ending less than 12 months prior to the visa application. For example, tax notices issued in December 2015, for visa applications filed in July 2016, will be accepted.

    Health insurance

    You must provide proof that you have adequate health insurance for the duration of your stay in Australia. This could be Overseas Visitor Health Cover (OVHC) or another Australian or host country health insurance product offering similar coverage. Student visa holders must have their own health insurance.

    Identity and relationship documents

    • You must provide identification and proof of your relationship with the student.
    • This may include a birth certificate with the names of both parents.
      You must also provide:
      • birth certificates with the names of both parents.
      • photos may show head and shoulders only on plain background applicant’s name must be printed on back of photo
    •  proof of name change, if applicable.

    Genuine temporary entrant requirement
    When we assess whether you intend to stay in Australia temporarily, we will take into account:

    • your individual circumstances in your home country
    • Your potential location in Australia
    • your immigration history
    • any other factors relevant to your plan to stay in Australia temporarily.

    Show evidence which you are staying in Australia temporarily, such as:

    • proof of instant own circle of relatives individuals in your own home usa
    • your visa or house popularity in your own home usa and
    • your proper to go back evidence of assets or different big belongings in your own home usa
    • a go back air ticket
    • a letter out of your enterprise confirming your leave.

    Bringing Children

    If a child under the age of six is traveling with you but the person with the authority to decide where the child lives is not coming to Australia, provide:

    • Form 1229 Old Australian under-18 child visa consent form (125 KB PDF) ) was completed by this person, or
    • a statement under the law allowing the person to give consent for the applicant to come to Australia on this visa.

    Also attach certified copies of the person’s identification documents such as birth certificate, passport or driver’s license.

    • Non-English documents must be translated into English. If you are in Australia, your translator must be accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translating and Interpreting. If you are located outside Australia, contact the Australian Embassy in the country that issued the documents to the translator.
    • Scan all documents, both non-English and translated documents.
    • Attach scanned copies to your online application when required.
    • Provide certified copies of your documents.
    • Submit all documents with your application, otherwise your application may be refused or the decision on your visa may be delayed.

    You must comply with all Australian laws and visa requirements. Different visa requirements apply to you and your family members. If you do not comply with the conditions of your visa, your visa may be cancelled

    visa requirements may include, but are not limited to:

    • Student tutors may not leave Australia without a nominated student
    • The student guardian must maintain adequate health insurance for himself and any dependent children living with you.
    • Student tutors cannot work in Australia.

    Entering and leaving Australia

    You can enter and leave Australia temporarily for the duration of your visa, but you cannot leave Australia without a student applying, unless you make other welfare arrangements.

    If you want to depart Australia with out the student, you need to offer us with proof that:

    • there are compassionate or compelling motives for doing so, and
    • you’ve got got made appropriate opportunity preparations for the student`s accommodation, popular welfare and assist till you return.

    Alternative arrangements must be approved by us and the student’s education provider. Discuss your situation with your education provider as soon as you know you need to travel.

    There are two ways to make alternative welfare arrangements:

    1. Designate a surrogate student guardian who must be a parent or family member 21 years of age or older, except in limited circumstances. To do this, use the Student Tutor Appointment Form 157N. This form describes the documents you must provide when assigning a tutor to a student. Submit this form, approval from the training provider (by mail or email) and required documents to your nearest office before leaving Australia.
    2. The student’s education provider may be responsible for the student’s welfare by issuing a Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) that will indicate the start and end dates for study. student consents to welfare arrangements.

    We will let you know if alternative benefit arrangements have been approved. If we decide that the benefits arrangements are not appropriate, you cannot leave Australia without your nominated student(s).

    If you must leave Australia permanently and your student needs to continue their studies, new social arrangements must be approved.