VIC What is the adequate health insurance for visitor visa, tourist visa and student visa Australia?

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27 March 2023
What is condition 8501?

If the case officer imposes an 8501 visa condition while granting an Australian visa whether it was a mandatory requirement or the officer choose to do so, the holder of that visa must maintain adequate arrangements for health insurance while the holder is in Australia.

IMPORTANT: The type of insurance will differ depending on the visa you are granted. It is very important to understand that while a lot of health insurance companies will give you health cover even if you are an overseas visitor, you need to make sure that the health over you are buying also satisfies the 8501 conditions imposed by the case officer.

Major Health Insurance Providers which cover 8501 visa conditions are BUPA, Medibank, and NIB.

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