An opportunity for guardian come to Australia with a guardian visa
The Government issues the student guardian visa – Subclass 590 for parents and relatives to come to Australia to take care of the students. It not only makes international students feel more secure when they were taken care of by their relatives, but also helps them to concentrate on their study while in Australia.
Subclass 590 visa – What is this student guardian visa for?
A Subclass 590 visa is for guardians to come to Australia to provide care and support for the students who come to Australia with Subclass 500 (under 18 years old or over due to exceptional circumstances). This Australian guardian visa is highly humane, suitable for many cases when relatives want to come along with the students. According to our research, students are more concentrated on their study if they are taken care of. You (applicant) must be the student’s parent, custodian or relative who is 21 years old or older.
Parents should be considered about a Subclass 590 visa while preparing for your children’s student visa (Subclass 500 if your children are under 18)
With a guardian visa, you cannot bring family members under 6 years old unless there are compelling and compassionate reasons.
Our VEM’s experts with many years experience will help you to minimize your time and money. Contact us directly to have more information and specific advice.
How long can you stay in Australia with a Subclass 590 visa?
Student guardian visa – Subclass 590 is a temporary visa which helps you to stay with your child. You can stay in Australia until your specific expired date on your visa. In specific, the length of your visa depends on the student’s visa or when they turn to 18.
Requirements for applying a student guardian visa
Requirements when applying a Subclass 590 visa:
- Be a relative, custodian or parent to student visa holder.
- Meet health, legal and character requirements.
- Ensure you have your own adequate insurance.
- Sign the Australian values statement.
- Have enough money to stay and support the students while in Australia.
- Have no debt to the Australian Government.
- Not have had a visa cancelled or application refused.
Moreover, you must provide evidence that your spouse, who is not coming to Australia as a guardian will support you and has an annual income over 72.592AUD or more within the immediate 12 months before you apply.
To ensure your application is properly prepared, VEM’s experts will help you to prepare it step by step until you have your visa granted.
Your obligations as a guardian for international students in Australia
Student guardian visa – subclass 590 is a special visa. The DHA may make a decision to ensure the interest of both guardians and the students.
After this visa is granted, you need to keep in mind that:
- Guardians need to comprehend and obey all the conditions on the guardian visa.
- Must provide and support accommodation, welfare and live with the student.
- Ensure you and your children have adequate insurance.
- Cannot leave Australia without the student or without Australian Government approval.
- Are not allowed to work.
How to apply for a student guardian visa – Subclass 590?
To assist to your application, VEM has detailed the documents you need for preparation:
Make sure that you have enough money for your stay: You need to have enough money to support yourself and the student during the time you stay in Australia.
- Health insurance.
- Identity documents.
- Student guardianship documents.
- Character documents.
- Proof that you stay in Australia temporarily:
- A return air ticket.
- A Proof of property and other valuable assets in your country.
- Evidence of your immediate family members in your country.
- A Living plan in Australia.
Cost and time processing for a student guardian visa
According to data from the Department of Home Affairs (DHA);
- The visa application fee is normally 620AUD (not including 1.4% surcharge). There will also be a charge for each family member who applies for the visa with you. Moreover, you may have to pay other costs for health checks, police certificates and biometrics.
- The process may take:
- 75% of applications are processed within 6 months.
- 90% of applications are processed within 7 months.
Contact consultant at VEM for more detail about student guardian visa – Subclass 590
Even though many applicants meet the requirements of student guardian visa, their applications are still refused by the DHA. Without a qualified consultant, it is very easy to apply for a Subclass 590 visa in the wrong way. To facilitate your application, our consultants can provide you all information and help you to prepare your documents.
Besides, you need to meet a standard English level when you come to Australia. It not only helps you with your communication, but also opens for you a new adventure in a new country.
At VEM, our Australian Immigration English Program will help you to meet the English requirements.
In the case that your children are not sure about the course they are going to take, we will design a right pathway for you.
Studying in Australia with relatives has affected international students in a positive way. Do not hesitate to contact us! VEM consultants and experts will show you the right path and assist you with your visa.
Q&A about a student guardian visa
The answer is you CANNOT. A student guardian visa – Subclass 590 contains no right to work. If you are reported, your visa will be cancelled and you will be deported by Australian Government. DON’T TAKE RISK!
There are many benefits after you are granted a Subclass 590 visa. You can come to Australia and live with your child. You can also support the fees, accommodation and provide the care to the students who are under 18 years old or over 18 with special consideration. You can also study an English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) with less than 20 hours a week or study or training in less than 90 days.
Australian Government allows students (under 18 years of age) to bring their relatives to Australia to help them concentrate on their study with conditions.
Relatives want to come with their child must meet the requirements for a student guardian visa – Subclass 590.