Student Guardian Visa
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    Student Guardian Visa
    The Student Guardian visa allows you to come to Australia to provide care and support for a student who is under 18 years of age (or over 18 in exceptional circumstances). You can take care of more than one student.
    Basic Requirements
    1. Be the student’s parent, custodian or relative who is 21 years or older.
    2. Have enough money to support yourself and the student during your stay.
    3. Be able to provide accommodation, welfare and other support.
    Visa Conditions
    The following list describes the conditions that will generally be attached to your student guardian visa.

    1. You must not work.
    2. You must not study for more than three months.
    3. You must maintain your approved overseas visitor health cover.
    4. You cannot apply for any other Australian visa while in Australia except for:
      1. an extension of your student guardian visa, or
      2. to engage Australia’s obligations under the 1951 UN convention relating to the status of refugees.
    5. You must continue to meet the requirements for a student guardian visa.
    6. You must live with the student who has nominated you and, if the student is under 18 years of age, provide appropriate accommodation, welfare and general support.
    7. You must not leave Australia without either:
      1. taking the nominating student with you, or
      2. notifying the department before your departure that you have made appropriate arrangements for the student’s accommodation, welfare and general support in your absence and (if the student is under 18 years of age) obtaining written approval for the changed arrangements from the student’s education provider.