Education Visas

Student Guardian (Subclass 580)

This visa allows you to stay in Australia:

  • as the guardian of an international student younger than 18 years of age studying in Australia on a student visa.
  • in exceptional circumstances, as the guardian of an international student over 18 years of age studying in Australia on a student visa.

You might be able to get this visa if you:

  • are a parent or person who has legal custody of the student, or a relative who is nominated by a parent or custodian of the student.
  • are at least 21 years of age.
  • have no family members younger than 6 years of age, except under certain circumstances.
  • are able to provide accommodation, general welfare and other support to the student.