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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.

Visitor’s health insurance that covers you for the basics

Includes unlimited emergency ambulance cover.+

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Overseas Visitor Health Insurance

For those visiting Australia who are fit and healthy, but want the peace of mind of being covered 'just in case' the unexpected occurs.

/ fortnight
$88.88 / month


Helps you pay for your accommodation and medical costs for included medical procedures in hospital. This includes charges for treatment you receive from doctors, specialists, surgeons and anaesthetists.

  • Medium^
  • $300 excess per person


Helps you pay for most medical procedures that happen outside of a hospital (at a GP clinic). This includes treatment by a doctor for things like a flu or a stomach illness. It also includes pathology and radiology specialists (they order blood tests and x-rays).

  • Outpatient General Practitioner (GP) services
  • Outpatient Specialists (blood tests & x-rays)


  • 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.

^Cover that excludes services such as obstetrics and fertility treatments, hip & knee joint replacements and renal dialysis.

Here are two popular visas that Medibank’s 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' (DHA) website and is accurate as of 21 December 2018.

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.