Student Subsequent Entrant Visa / Student Dependent Visa (Subclass 500)

Leaving family in your home country and pursuing studies in Australia can be a difficult task. You can always add your family members/dependents under your student visa after being granted within the visa tenure.Student Subsequent entrant (Student Dependent Visa) Subclass 500 visa allows your dependants to accompany you in Australia while you pursue your studies.

Bansal Immigration Consultants qualified team will help assist you in writing a statement meeting the Genuine temporary entrant criteria. We specialise in assisting our clients making sure that entire criteria are met.

Visa Eligibility Criteria:

*If you failed to disclose your family member’s then the department may refuse to grant them visas.

Student Subsequent Entrant visa processing time:

Once the application is submitted and all the documents are uploaded, it takes around 5-8 months to get the decision. (Time period may vary)

Student visa application fee (in AUD):

Applicant can always include their family members who wish to accompany them while they study in Australia.

Student Subsequent Entrant application fee 700.00
Additional Applicant Charge 18+ 460.00
Additional Applicant Charge U18 150.00

*Additional cost includes overseas student health cover, biometrics, and health checks. In some cases, you can be also asked to provide police checks to prove your character.

Visa Conditions

8201 – Maximum three months study

This condition means that you are only allowed to engage in up to but not exceeding three months of study or training while you are in Australia.

8104 – Work limitation

This condition means that you must not engage in work until the primary student visa holder has commenced a course of study. You are also not permitted to work for more than 40 hours a fortnight while you are in Australia. If the course of study the primary student visa holder undertakes is for a master’s or doctoral degree, then you are permitted to work more than 40 hours per fortnight but only in these circumstances.

8501 – Maintain health insurance

This condition means that you must maintain adequate arrangements for health insurance (generally Overseas Student Health Cover) while you are in Australia. You must not enter Australia before your Overseas Student Health Cover has begun. You are not permitted to remain in Australia after your Overseas Student Health Cover has expired. If you are a student from Norway, Belgium, or Sweden you may not need to maintain Overseas Student Health Cover.

8516 – Must maintain eligibility

This condition means that you must continue to maintain your eligibility as a person who would satisfy the criteria for the grant of your visa.

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