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Making a claim

You have more important things to worry about when your pet is unwell, so we’ve made sure that lodging a claim is as easy as possible.

Medibank Pet Insurance

Manage your pet insurance policy online

We have an online pet portal that will help you manage as much as possible online. 

Our pet portal helps you:

  • Lodge, track and manage your claims
  • Update your payment details
  • Update your personal details
  • Update your vet details
  • View and download your policy documents
  • View our Help Centre with helps answer common questions on claims, premiums, product features and much more.

How to make a claim

You can submit your pet insurance claim online or by post or email - whichever is more convenient for you. Submitting your claim online will ensure you get the fastest response.

Choose between the two options below and follow these easy steps to submit your claim:

1.  Submit your claim online

  • Login to PetPortal
  • Complete the relevant sections of the online claims system
  • The system will prompt you to upload scanned receipts and other supporting documentation while you make your claim.

2.  Submit your claim via post

  • Download and complete Medibank Pet Insurance claim form
  • Take the claim form to your vet and ask your vet to complete Part 2 in full 
    and sign the form.
  • Mail the completed Medibank Pet Insurance claim form with the original receipts and itemised invoice within 90 days of the date the expenses were incurred to:

        Medibank Pet Insurance - Claims Department
        Locked Bag 9021
        Castle Hill NSW 1765

Important points to know when making your claim

  • You have completed the claim form
  • You have attached a full veterinary history if this is your first claim (no history is required for Routine Care claims)
  • You have attached the original itemised invoices and receipts
  • You and your vet have signed the form
  • Up to 80% of your pet’s veterinary bills covered
  • We aim to have your claim processed within five working days
  • Payments can either be made directly into your bank account or by cheque.

NOTE: If this is your first claim of your cover you’ll need to ask your vet to provide a full veterinary history (medical records) for your pet that you need to include with your completed claim form.

Downloadable forms

Things you should know

The information provided is general information only and is not a substitute for professional veterinary medical advice. Medibank Private does not guarantee the accuracy of any of the information, representations or advice contained. To the extent permitted by law, Medibank Private accepts no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by readers of this website as a result of or in connection with the information contained on this website (whether by way of negligence or otherwise).

Terms, conditions and waiting periods apply.

* - Medibank Pet Insurance is general insurance issued by the insurer The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd (ACN 090 584 473; AFSL 241436) (Hollard), is promoted by Medibank Private Limited (ACN 080 890 259; AR 286089) (Medibank) and administered by PetSure (Australia) Pty Ltd (ACN 075 949 923; AFSL 420183) (PetSure). Medibank acts as an authorised representative of PetSure. Medibank will receive a commission which is a percentage of the premium paid to Hollard and PetSure may receive a portion of the underwriting profit, if any - ask PetSure for more details.

Any advice provided is general only, has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and may not be right for you. Consequently, before acting on this information, you should consider the appropriateness of this information having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs. You should obtain and consider the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) in deciding whether to acquire, or continue to hold, Medibank Pet Insurance. PetSure can be contacted by telephone: 132 331 or by mail: Locked Bag 9021, Castle Hill, NSW 1765.