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Income protection FAQs

Life can throw some tricky situations at you so we've got answers to common questions right here for you.

Can I apply for Medibank Income Protection?

You can apply for Medibank Income Protection if you are aged between 18 and 59 years and an Australian resident.

To apply for Medibank Income Protection Standard Cover, you must be working at least 20 hours a week for the last 12 months in paid employment or self-employment to qualify.

If you work less than 20 hours per week (paid or unpaid), you can apply for Medibank Income Protection Essential Cover.

Medibank Income Protection can be renewed up to age 65. 

Things you should know

Any advice provided is general only and doesn’t consider your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should carefully read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (which sets out the product terms, conditions and exclusions) and Financial Services Guide available here to ensure the product is right for you.

Medibank life insurance products are issued by the insurer, Swiss Re Life & Health Australia Limited ABN 74 000 218 306, AFSL 324908 (Swiss Re). Medibank life insurance products are distributed by Greenstone Financial Services Pty Ltd ABN 53 128 692 884, AFSL 343079 (GFS), and promoted by Medibank Private Limited ABN 47 080 890 259, AR 286089 (Medibank Private). Medibank Private is an authorised representative of GFS.

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