This is a temporary visa for a person who needs to come to Australia to provide care and support for:
This visa can be applied in or outside Australia:
The applicant needs to have enough money genuinely available to support oneself, the student and accompanying children for the duration of stay in Australia. The applicant is required to declare this in the visa application.
If the applicant is required to provide evidence of financial capacity, s/he can demonstrate this by providing one of the following:
The applicant must have genuine access to funds. The funds shown in the visa application must be available for use and must come from an acceptable source.
The applicant must provide identity documents and proof of relationship with the student.
When the department assess whether the applicant plans to stay in Australia temporarily the department will consider:
This visa allows the visa holder to:
The visa does not generally allow the visa holder to work.
A Student Guardian, when applying for Student Guardian (subclass 590) visa, is exempted from providing accommodation, general welfare and other support to the student if s/he is applying for this visa with the support of the government in the home country.
If the applicant is applying in Australia, s/he must hold a current substantive temporary visa, but not one of the following:
An applicant can bring children under six years old as accompanying dependents only if:
Yes, children six years old or older can accompany the applicant but they must apply for their own student visa.
Yes, an applicant can care for more than one student.
No, there can be only one Student Guardian visa holder per student visa holder in general.
The applicant must demonstrate 12-months living cost, as applicable.
This is indicative of the cost of living in Australia. Actual living costs vary depending where the applicant lives.
Funds to support oneself and accompanying family members must come from an acceptable source such as:
The funds shown will be assessed to identify if they will be genuinely available by taking into account factors, such as:
The annual income requirement is AUD 70,000 or more and the income must be one of the following:
The applicant can show proof that s/he is staying in Australia temporarily, such as: