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Are you coming to Australia to study on a 500 Student Visa?
We offer Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for international students on the 500 Student Visa.
Our OSHC is Australia-wide and lets you access medical and health cover if something happens during your studies.
If you are 500 Student visa holder, it is a condition of your visa that you maintain health insurance throughout the entire duration of your studies in Australia. You must not arrive in Australia before your health insurance starts.
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) helps you cover the cost of medical treatment while studying in Australia. OSHC benefits are similar to the cover Australians receive through Medicare (Australia’s public health care system)
We’ll help cover your medical costs when you see a doctor or specialist.
You’re covered for hospital treatment and accommodation. You can choose to go to a Public or Private hospital for treatment
You’re covered for emergency ambulance transport to hospital for admission and on-the-spot emergency treatment.
For example x-rays, blood tests - We will cover the benefit amount as listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS). The benefit amount may vary depending on the type of medical service.
The Subclass 500 Student Visa allows students from overseas to move to Australia and study full time at a recognised educational institution. OSHC is a mandatory requirment as part of your visa application process unless you are exempt. Visas are issued by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs.
To find out more about this visa, visit the Department of Home Affairs website.
Accessed: Department of Home Affairs, April 2019.
The 485 Temporary Graduate Visa permits international students who have recently graduated from an Australian educational institution to live, study and work in Australia temporarily.
Allianz Global Assistance provides Overseas Visitors Health Cover for this temporary visa