Australia Student Dependent Visa


  • You have to include the dependents in student visa application or
  • Apply for student dependent visa after you have started the study course and stayed in Australia.

The Australia Student Dependent Visa Rules states that you have to declare your family members in your student application otherwise they cannot claim for student dependent visa or Australia Student Spouse Dependent Visa.

How to Apply for Australia Student Dependent Visa?

  • You have to submit for nomination of student dependents
  • Admission letter from education provider stating- the course, duration of the course and expected date of completion and your satisfying of course requirements.
  • Evidence of financial status to support the dependents stay in Australia
  • Evidence of relationship
  • Health insurance for dependents and so on


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Our Service fee is Competitive & among the best in the industry. At any given time, our state-of-the-art Processing Centre, processes over 5000 active cases from across the world. Your visa application is processed by the one of the best and experienced hands.

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You may have to pay other costs, such as the costs of health assessments, English language tests, skill assessments and police certificates, if required.

Visa Fee & Processing Time

Visa Fee:$535

Visa Processing Time: Depends on Embassy

Disclaimer: Visa fee is subjected to change by the embassy without prior notice

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Country profile

Australia derived from Latin means south. It is also referred by some as Southern land of Holy Spirit. It is a land of varied landscape and weather.

Australia is a wealthy country, with high GDP per capita and low poverty. It is ranked third in index of economic freedom. The country is ranked second in United Nation Human Development index.

Education is compulsory throughout Australia. Literacy rate is 99%. Australia has 37 government funded universities and two private universities.

Health in Australia is given high importance. Australia stands forth in highest life expectancy in the world – 79.5 years for males and 84 years for females. Total expenditure on health is 90% of GDP. It is nominally funded by income tax surcharge, known as Medicare levy.

The major concern of Australia is scarcity of skilled persons. What Australia looks for is skilled and talented professionals, and has amended its migration policy to fulfill the skill shortage in the country.


Most student visas allow you to bring your family members to Australia as your dependants if you are:

  • Assessment level 1 or 2


  • Assessment level 3 or 4 and your course is longer than 12 months or you have been in Australia for 12 months or more

Your assessment level is determined by your course of study and your nationality.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Spouse/sponsor should be holding a valid Australia student visa in subclass 500.
  • It permits a student to study in a registered, full-time course. The Eligibility norms are that the applicant must be six years old and also must have been accepted for pursuing studies at an educational institution in Australia. Moreover, having health insurance is also mandatory.
  • Length of stay is five years.
  • It permits to study in the course and also Work part-time.

Definition of family members

Family members include your partner and you and your partner's dependent children.

A partner is your spouse (the person you are married to) or de facto partner (including same-sex partners). A de facto relationship applies if you have been living with a person for at least 12 months, and you have a genuine and exclusive relationship with them.

A dependent child is the child or stepchild, of yourself or your partner who:

  • Is not married or engaged to be married or in a de facto relationship
  • Has not turned 18

How to Apply for Dependant Family Members to Join You?

You can apply for eligible family members to come to Australia as dependants in one of two ways:

  • By including them in your student visa application
  • By applying for them to join you after you have started your course in Australia


You must declare all family members on your application, even if they do not plan to travel with you to Australia. If you do not do this, your family members will not be eligible to apply to join you after you have started your course in Australia.

Documents Required

If you are applying for your dependants to join you in Australia after you have started your course, you will need to provide the following:

  • Form 919 Nomination of student dependants
  • Form 157A Application for a student visa
  • an original letter from the education provider stating:

a)       The course you are studying

b)       The duration of the course and your expected completion date

c)       If you are satisfying course requirements

  • Evidence that you have enough money to support your dependants in Australia
  • Evidence of your relationship with your dependants in the form of officially issued birth and marriage certificates
  • Evidence of school enrolment for your school-aged dependants
  • Evidence of health insurance for each dependant

To know more about documentation and visa fee, contact us!

Visa Fee & Processing Time

Visa Fee:$535

Visa Processing Time: Depends on Embassy

Disclaimer: Visa fee is subjected to change by the embassy without prior notice

Price List, Fee Schedule & Refund Policy

Our service fee is Competitive & among the best you will find in the industry. At any given time, our state-of-the-art Processing Centre is processing over 5000 active cases from across the world. Our processes are standard & Process Consultants are the best in the world.

Our Prices are standard across all our offices. We guarantee that other than company offers & promotions, you will not be quoted a higher price & eventually pay a lower price. Prices are determined by the company & are fixed for all clients, offices & cases. You know you are paying the right price – the same as all our 10000+ clients around the world.

Please refer to our Price List & Fee Schedule

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