A child between 18 and 25 years of age who does not have a disability that prevents them from working must:
- never have had, and not now have, a spouse or de facto partner
- not be engaged to be married
- not be in full-time work
- be a full-time student.
To be a full-time student, the child must:
- be currently enrolled and participating in a full-time course of study leading to a professional, trade or vocational qualification
- have started that course since turning 18 years of age or within six months or a reasonable time after finishing school.
The child must be a full-time student when they apply for this visa. Any gaps of more than six months between the final year of school and tertiary studies must be explained.