STUDENT GUARDIAN VISA

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This visa is for the legal custodian or relative to accompany the visa holders if they are under 18 years of age.

The following are the key requirements of the Student Guardian Visa (SUBCLASS 590)

 

GENUINE TEMPORARY ENTRANT

To meet the terms of Genuine Temporary Entrant Requirement the Department will consider your personal conditions in your home country, your immigration history and all aspects related to your plan to stay in Australia. The applicant needs to have a genuine intention to provide support and general welfare for the student. Furthermore, the applicant should either be a parent, a person with custody of the student or a relative over 21 years of age who has been nominated in writing by a parent. Family members of under 6 years of age are not allowed to be brought in except under certain conditions.

 

FINANCIAL CRITERIA

The applicant needs to furnish evidence to show that sufficient funds are available for their living expenses , education costs and expedition of the family member accompanying for the duration of the course.Furthermore the person should not owe any money to the Australian Government.

 

HEALTH INSURANCE

The applicant needs to provide evidence of adequate health insurance for the entire period of stay in Australia. Options are a health insurance product from Australia or the home country or Overseas Visitors Health Cover (OVHC).

 

LEGAL IDENTITY AND RELATIONSHIP DOCUMENTS

Student guardian visa applicants should have identity documents readily available together with proof of the relation with the  student.

RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO THIS VISA

-You are not supposed to work in Australia

-You cannot study for more than 3 months

-You should maintain your approved Overseas Visitor Health Cover

-You are not allowed to apply for any other Australian visa

-You must engage in Australian obligations under the 1951 UN Convention

-You cannot leave Australia without taking the nominating student with you and notifying the Department that you have made appropriate arrangement for the student.