Student Guardian Visa 590

mother and daughter and 590 guardian visa
There is an Australian Visa for Parents/Guardians of International Students

Australia’s 590 Student Guardian Visa

One Australian student visa option is not for students themselves but for their caregivers and guardians. If you are the legal guardian of a foreign student in Australia who is under the age of 18, you may be eligible to live in Australia with that student.

The following information about the 590 Student Guardian visa is from the Australian Department of Home Affairs:

“Stay

“This is a temporary visa. The length of your visa will be determined by the student visa holder’s stay and their age.

“With this visa you can

*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

“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”

Please note that while you are on the 590 visa you cannot work.

Source: The Australian Department of Home Affairs.

The Department of Home Affairs also stipulates the following as some other conditions of the 590 visa. That:

“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
  • child or stepchild”

Learn other eligibility requirements of the 590 Student Guardian visa.

australian student visas for international students
Many International Students Study in Australia Each Year

Australia’s Other Student Visas

Read about Australia’s two other student visas: The Student 500 visa and the Temporary Graduate 485 visa and how they might be applicable to you.

Consult with a Visa Expert About Australia’s Student Visas

To understand more about Australia’s three student visas, book a consultation with a Migration Ways registered and expert visa specialist. We offer in person visa consultations at our Melbourne CBD office or Internet consultations via Skype.

 Learning English in Australia

Understand more about how learning English is the key to your success to study, live and work in Australia.

 Share Our Immigration Information and News

If you like a Migration Ways article, update or alert, please feel free to share it on social media or to include its link on your website. Go to this webpage to read many of our articles about Australian Immigration, Citizenship, and Permanent Residence.

 Reviews of Melbourne Migration Agents Migration Ways

“We approached Alberta and her team at Migration Ways quite late in the process of our visa applications for James Cromwell and Dennis Waterman, the stars of “Never too Late”. They solved some complex issues for us quickly and seamlessly and were a pleasure to work with.” Antony I Ginnane – producer “Never too Late”

Read many testimonials of the work and staff of Migration Ways, one of Melbourne’s leading immigration consultants and experts on Student and many other visas.

Contact Migration Ways.

Travel serenely in our experienced hands

student celebrating their graduation
Graduate from an Australian School
Call Now Button





Generic selectors

Exact matches only


Search in title


Search in content



Search in posts


Search in pages

Filter by Categories

About Australia


Blog


Entertainment


Immigration


Uncategorized


Updates


Working


Translate »