Everything One Should Know About Visa subclass 590

Posted by jenniferjohansan on July 24th, 2019

Visa subclass 590 stands for a student guardian visa means, it provides the visa to those candidates who want to visit Australian being a guardian of a student who is studying in Australia but less than 18 years of age/

Eligibility criteria associated with this visa are

  • The candidate who is applying for a Guardian visa 590 must be the parent of the student or guardian of the student or the person who is nominated by student parents in writing, the person who is nominated by student parents should be 21 years old.

  • .The guardian of student should be financially stable so that it provides financial support to the student in his/her expenses

  • The candidate also needs to show proof that one has enough finance to sponsor the whole trip.
    Applicant must hold health insurance to cover all the medical 

  • The applicant is not allowed to work till guardian visa is valid.

  • Applicant must meet with GTE(genuine temporary entrant) criteria means that the applicant will return to home country after the visa is ended.

  • Applicant must meet health and character requirements.

  • The validity of the guardian visa is valid until the student visa of student expires

Benefits of student guardian visa 590:

  • This visa allows an applicant to stay in Australia till student visa is valid or till student turns 18 years old.
  • The applicant can enroll in English Language Intensive Course for less than for 20 hours a week
  • The applicant also takes up any other course for 3 months.
  • The applicant can bring a dependent family member to be it a dependent child or any other dependent family member if one is able to sponsor the dependent one too.

  • Application fees of this visa are around costs AUD 560, but it differs if police checking cost and health insurance also include in this.

  • Processing time of visa 590 is around 4-5 months for 90% of the application.    


Student guardian visa is an opportunity for all the parents, as they can accompany their under 18 children as they take care of him/her and can also handle expenses. One should hire a migration agent in Adelaide as they know how to deal with all the legal proceeding related to visa. Migration agent also helps you to process your application fast, they will update you with all the changing laws of visa. Migration agent also makes your visa hassle-free you only need to collect documents properly.

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