Important message from Bupa Medical Visa Services
Please note that due to the current COVID-19 situation, those seeking a Carer Visa Assessment Certificate (CVAC) may experience a delay in obtaining an appointment for examination. If you have submitted a Statement of Assistance, we will be in contact with you to schedule your appointment.
CARER VISA MEDICAL
What is a medical assessment for a Carer Visa
This is a medical assessment of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen that has a permanent or long-term need for assistance due to a medical condition, required for a Carer visa.
How to submit a Carer Visa assessment application
- A completed Statement of Assistance for each person requiring care – signed and dated.
- A signed Medical Report with the following (hospital discharge letters will not be accepted as medical reports):
- On an official letterhead from the treating doctor.
- Outlines the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and the impact the condition has on the activities of daily living.
- Less than 12 months old.
- If you have any documentation related to prior applications.
- A scanned copy of the identification you will bring to your appointment e.g. passport or driver's licence.
Once all required documents are received, a member of our Bupa Medical Visa Services Team will contact you to organise your appointment time and take a payment. You can view more on Carer Visa applications for Visa Sub-class 116 and Visa Sub-class 836.
Booking a medical assessment
Prior to the scheduling of a medical assessment Bupa Medical Visa Services require the following information to consider your medical condition:
Statement of Assistance Needed
Full details on required documentation and process can be obtained by calling our contact centre on 1300 794 919 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Once all requested documentation is received and reviewed you will be contacted to arrange a medical assessment.
CARER VISA FEES – ALL CENTRES
These are the fees applicable to persons needing long term care assistance.
|Carer Visa Examination (in-centre)||$377.80|
|Carer Visa Home Examination - Less than 10km from nearest centre (Zone 1)||$509.90|
|Carer Visa Home Examination - 10km to 20km from nearest centre (Zone 2)||$629.20|
|Carer Visa Home Examination - 20km to 30km from nearest centre (Zone 3)||$750.80|
|Carer Visa Home Examination - More than 30km from nearest centre (Zone 4)||$870.00|
|Carer Visa Examination - (on papers). This is for exceptional circumstances only.||$330.20|
All fees above are displayed with GST included, and apply to appointments attended between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023.
Credit, debit and prepaid card payments using Visa, Mastercard or American Express attract a 0.495% surcharge.
Change or cancel appointment
To change or cancel your visa medical appointment, please call 1300 794 919 at least 24 hours before your appointment.