Overseas Visitor Health Cover

Get health insurance for your visa
From $77.42/month*

What is Overseas Visitor Health Cover?

Overseas Visitors Health Cover (OVHC) is health insurance for international visitors wishing to travel or work in Australia. 

If you get sick or have an accident while you are here in Australia, we’ll help pay your medical costs.

We provide health insurance for a range of visas including 485, TSS, 417, 600 visas, plus many others.

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What's Covered

We offer two levels of cover – Budget Visitors (Hospital Only) and Visitors Plus – so you can choose the option that best suits your needs.

Budget Visitors (hospital only) From $77.42 a month*

Hospital

  • Public hospital - Admitted patient in shared ward accommodation for overnight or same-day hospital stays
  • Public hospital - Accident and emergency fees when leading to inpatient admission
  • Private hospital accommodation (for hospitals that have a contracted rate with AHSA)
  • Prescribed medicine that is part of your hospital care (including discharge medications)
  • Surgically implanted prostheses up to the approved amount listed on the Australian Prostheses List

Emergency transport

  • You’re covered for emergency ambulance transport to hospital for admission and on-the-spot emergency treatment
  • Medical repatriation for up to $5,000 (cover for returning you back to your home country due to a life-altering illness or injury, or in the event of death)

Doctors and specialists (out of hospital)

  • Not covered

Prescription medicine

  • Not covered

Visitors Plus From $112.42 a month*

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Hospital

  • Public hospital - Admitted patient shared ward accommodation for overnight or same-day hospital stays
  • Public hospital - Accident and emergency fees (admission not required)
  • Private hospital accommodation (for hospitals that have a contracted rate with AHSA)
  • Prescribed medicine that is part of your hospital care (including discharge medications)
  • Surgically implanted prostheses up to the approved amount listed on the Australian Prostheses List

Emergency transport

  • You’re covered for emergency ambulance transport to hospital for admission and on-the-spot emergency treatment
  • Medical repatriation for up to $5,000 (cover for returning you back to your home country due to a life-altering illness or injury, or in the event of death)

Doctors and specialists (out of hospital)

  • 100% of the MBS fee for medical services provided by a local doctor (also known as a general practitioner or GP)
  • 85% of the MBS fee for other medical services like blood tests and x-rays (including specialists)

Prescription medicine

  • Up to $50 per prescribed medicine
  • Up to $300 each calendar year if you have singles cover
  • Up to $600 each calendar year if you have family cover

*From $77.42 per month price is based on a single cover for Budget Visitors (hospital cover) only. From $112.42 per month price is based on a single cover for Visitors Plus. Waiting periods, exclusions, terms and conditions apply. Read the Policy Document for more details. 

Need Extra Cover?

Dental
Optical
Physio
Plus more

For customers on select working visas (for example TSS visa or 485 visa) we offer additional cover for common health services not covered by your standard OVHC policy. For example dental, optical, physio and more. You can add one of our Extras package options to your base cover for an additional cost.

Why choose Allianz Global Assistance?

We're ready to help when you need us

We're available to help you 24/7. Call us anytime on
13 67 42.

Access our network of medical providers

If something happens, you can rely on our large network of doctors and medical providers across Australia.

Flexible payment

Depending on your visa, you can choose to pay your OVHC instalments with us fortnightly, monthly, quaterly, six-monthly or annually via automatic payments from your chosen credit card or bank account.