Australian Immigration Visas Health Insurance Information – Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa (Subclass 457)

https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Stud/More/Health-Insurance

“We encourage all prospective visitors and residents, whether temporary or permanent, to have adequate health insurance cover to meet their particular health needs while staying in Australia. Your health insurer can be in your home country or Australia, but if you are a student visa holder you must obtain health insurance from an Australian health insurance provider. The government’s Private Health website compares a range of insurance products so you can make an informed choice on which health cover works for you.”

“You must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. This is done by obtaining Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) which provides medical and hospital insurance in Australia. You must not arrive in Australia before your health insurance starts. If you are in Australia and do not have adequate health insurance, you are in breach of your visa conditions.”

“If you apply for certain temporary visa subclasses, for example a Temporary Work (skilled) subclass 457 or a Student visa you will be asked to provide evidence of adequate health insurance for the duration of your stay in Australia. More information on the health insurance requirement for temporary visa subclasses is available on the relevant visa page.”

For further information about Policies, Fees and to obtain Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa (Subclass 457) click on this website link:-

https://migrationalliance.bupa.com.au/?txtUsername=AustralianTrades&txtCorpID=OVChealth


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