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Australian Guardian Visa

Australian EmbassyThe Australian Guardian Visa is for those people who have a minor child attending school in Australia. This visa will allow the parent to live in Australia until the child has completed school. The visa can also be in exceptional circumstances be issued for an international student over 18 years of age studying in Australia on a student visa.​

You cannot apply online for this visa and it needs to be done by post. You can only stay in Australia for the period of time that the child is living and at school in Australia. Now the question is who can apply for the Guardian Visa for Australia. You need to meet the following requirements:

  • You are a parent or person who has legal custody of the nominating student visa holder;
  • You are at least 21 years of age;
  • You are able to provide accommodation, general welfare and support to the student visa holder;
  • You are a genuine temporary entrant to Australia;
  • You meet financial requirements;
  • You meet health, character and other requirements.

You are going to need a health certificate for the visa as the guardian of the minor child. Note that you cannot leave Australia with the child and you have to maintain health care coverage for yourself and the child while living in Australia. Note also the financial requirements oyu will need to meet for the visa application process:

Minimum required funding for your stay in Australia

Amount required in Australian dollars (AUD)
You (the Student Guardian visa applicant)
18 610 per year
First child (younger than six years of age), if applicable
3720 per year
Each extra child (younger than six years of age), if applicable
2790 per year
Travel costs (per person)
Return air fare to Australia

If you need more information then contact an immigration lawyer for Australia or contact the Australian Embassy in your country for advice and guidance as they normally have a list of attorneys which you can contact at your own cost.

Application form for a Student Guardian visa


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