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Overseas Visitors Health Cover

For visa subclass 600, 601, 651 and more. Enjoy your trip to Australia knowing your health insurance will help pay for the essential medical treatment you’re most likely to need.

Health insurance for visitors to Australia that includes the basics

Pays towards unlimited emergency ambulance services Australia-wide+, plus benefits if you have an Accident^, providing certainty during the uncertainty of travel.

Overseas Visitors Everyday Hospital and Medical

For those visiting Australia who are fit and healthy, but want the peace of mind of having cover for the essentials, as well as benefits for accidents 'just in case' the unexpected occurs.

from
$79.10
/ fortnight
$88.88 / month

Hospital

Pays benefits towards accommodation and medical costs for included medical procedures in hospital. This includes charges for treatment you receive from doctors, specialists, surgeons and anaesthetists.

  • Includes a wide range of common hospital procedures
  • Accidental Injury Benefit^
  • Choice of $250 or $500 excess

Medical

Pays benefits towards medical services in and out of hospital.

  • Inpatient medical services
  • General Practitioner (GP) consultations
  • Other out-of-hospital medical services (blood tests & x-rays)
  • Allied Health services billed with an MBS item number~

Extras

  • None

+For ambulance attendance and transportation to a hospital where immediate professional attention is required and your medical condition is such that you couldn't be transported any other way.

^Any Excluded service will be treated as an Included service where you require hospital treatment as a result of injuries sustained in an Accident after joining this cover and within 12 months of the date the Accident occurred. The Accident must have occured in Australia while the cover was not suspended. Treatment must be sought within 7 days of the Accident. Excludes claims covered by third parties such as WorkCover.

 ~Services not provided by a doctor but are billed with an MBS item number. For example, eye checks and services related to chronic disease management plans. Excludes psychology services.

Here are two popular visas that Medibank’s Overseas Visitors Health Covers are generally suitable for:

Please note that if your visa is subject to Condition 8501 this cover may not be suitable.

This information below is sourced from the Department of Home Affairs' website and is accurate as of April 2019.

Visa subclass 600

The Visitor visa (subclass 600) allows you to stay in Australia as a visitor or a visitor for business purposes for 3, 6 or 12 months. This might be an appropriate visa if you’re taking a holiday, visiting family or friends or on a tour with a registered travel agent from China.

Visa subclass 651

The eVisitor (subclass 651) lets you visit Australia for up to 3 months at a time within a 12-month period. You can stay as a visitor or a visitor for business purposes.

Australia's healthcare system explained

Need a little extra help?

Find out more about things like waiting periods and pre-existing conditions in frequently asked questions (FAQs) or check our list of definitions in the glossary if you don’t know the meaning of a word or phrase.