We provide health cover to look after you while you’re visiting or working in Australia

Our cover meets visa condition 8501 and gives you peace of mind during your stay.

Enjoy your stay in Australia and know we’ll be there for you when you need us most

When you’re away from home, it’s important to know you’ll be taken care of if something happens to you. That’s what we’re here for.

If you get sick or have an accident, we’ll help pay your medical costs

If anything happens to you, we’re here to help you financially, so you can focus on getting better and enjoy your stay in Australia.

Budget Visitors (hospital only) From $17.87 per week*

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 $25.94 per week*

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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

Disclaimer For more details read the policy documents below. You can only claim prescription medicines included in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) list and for items that cost more than the PBS co-payment fee ($38.80). To see the full list of PBS medicines and the current co-payment fee, visit the Department of Health website. *Waiting periods apply to both Budget Visitors – Hospital Only and Visitors Plus policies. Pricing based on total annual premium. Minimum payment frequency is fortnightly.

Ready to get cover?

You’ll receive your certificate of insurance (COI) as soon as you make your purchase, so you can complete your visa application straight away

How we make it easy for you

Allianz Global Assistance Overseas Health - Working in Australia

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 payments

You can choose to pay your OVHC instalments with us fortnightly, monthly, quarterly, six-monthly or annually via automatic payments from your chosen credit card or bank account. Get your quote today!

Health cover to meet visa condition 8501

If you’re planning on visiting or working in Australia on a temporary visa, we provide health insurance which meets visa condition 8501 which applies to 457 and 485 visas.

Allianz Global Assistance Overseas Health - Overseas Visitor health insurance

We make health insurance easy for you, so you can make the most of your time in Australia

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Still have questions?

  • Understanding OVHC

  • Australia's health care system

  • Managing your cover

  • More helpful information

Understanding OVHC

  • What is Overseas Visitors Health Cover?
  • When do overseas visitors need OVHC?
  • Who’s covered under an OVHC policy?
  • What are waiting periods?

Australia's health care system

  • Doctors and GPs
  • Going to hospital
  • The public health care system (Medicare)
  • What’s a gap fee?

Managing your cover

  • When your cover starts and ends
  • What to do if you need medical treatment
  • Direct-billing medical providers
  • How to make a claim

More helpful information

  • Pre-existing conditions
  • Need to find a doctor?

Ready to get cover?

You’ll receive your certificate of insurance (COI) as soon as you make your purchase, so you can complete your visa application straight away