Student Guardian Visa (Subclass 590)

Visit to support a child who holds a student visa.

Stay period  This is a temporary visa. The length of your visa will be determined by the student visa holder’s stay and their age.
What you can do with this visa 
  • Come to Australia to provide care and support for a student visa holder who is under 18 years of age or older due to exceptional circumstances
Requirements 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.

Main Applicant:

  • From $575 AUD.
  • No work;
  • Work limitation;
  • Maximum 3 months study;
  • Health cover;
  • Must maintain eligibility;
  • No further stay;
  • Must reside with student;
  • Must not depart without student.
Processing times 
  • 75% of applications: 86 days;
  • 90% of applications 4 months.

(Note: above fees are subject to the final fee charged by the Australian Immigration Department)