The Student Guardian visa (Subclass 590) is a temporary visa for genuine guardians of student visa (subclass 500) holders.
With this visa guardians can come to Australia and provide care and financial support for the student holders or minor student visa holders who are under the age of 18.
With this visa you can
This visa is applicable for guardians who need to Visit to support a child who holds a student visa. This is a temporary visa. The duration of the visa will be decided by DHA considering factors like student visa holder’s age, need and stay requirements.Source: Department of Home Affairs, Australia
To be eligible to apply for the student guardian visa, you must
Step 1 – Determine who will act on your application
Anyone can help you fill out forms or give you general help with your application. But you must let DHA know if you want someone to:
Step 2 – Organize your documents
The student guardian visa requires a number of documents
Step 3 – Visa apply
You must apply for this visa online. You should apply for your visa at least 6 weeks before the student’s course starts. There is no guarantee that you will be granted this visa. Immigration officer will check everything and investigate about you and the documents you provided with your application. You will be contacted via email if the visa officer requires any additional documents. If you are granted, you will be notified through email.
Step 4 – After you apply
The Department of Home Affairs will let you know when they have received your application and documents.
Step 5 – Visa outcome
DHA will let you know in writing our decision about your visa application. If you are granted, you will be notified with the following things:
Show proof that you are staying in Australia temporarily. Write a personal statement addressing the Genuine Temporary Entry requirement. If you are not comfortable writing it in English, you can write your statement in your own language and submit a translated copy with your application. In your written statement, provide evidence or information about circumstances in your home country, ties to your home country or country of residence and incentive to return. This could include:
The visa costs from AUD 630 for the main applicant.
There is also a charge for each dependent family member who lodge application with you.Source: Department of Home Affairs, Australia