Want 4 Weeks
Free OVC?*

Join Bupa on eligible Overseas Visitors Cover Products by 25 September.*

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Member benefits

Get your health insurance visa letter instantly

Once you have applied for Bupa overseas visitors cover, you will receive your health insurance visa letter to support your visa application, by email. Please ensure you provide a valid email address on your application for cover.

Graduating or Working in Australia

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100% visa compliant plus receive your visa letter instantly

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A global member network

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Experienced. Drawing on over 65 years in health

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Affordable. Cover from $23.05 per week^

^Price includes GST and is based on our Essential Lite Visitors Cover for a single person

Visiting Australia

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Global. 22 million members across 190 countries

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More than 10,000 registered healthcare providers on Members First network.

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Experienced. Drawing on over 65 years in health

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100% emergency ambulance cover by our recognised providers

Working & Holidaying

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Global. 22 million members across 190 countries

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More than 10,000 registered healthcare providers on Members First network.

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Experienced. Drawing on over 65 years in health

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100% emergency ambulance cover by our recognised providers

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The Australian healthcare system

Understand how it works and what it means for you
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Do you have access to Medicare?

Find out if your country of origin has a Reciprocal Health Care Agreement (RHCA) with Australia
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Reciprocal Health Cover

Purchase Reciprocal Health Cover in addition to Overseas Visitors Cover to help exempt you from paying the Medicare Levy Surcharge (MLS).

482 and 485 visa information~

Are you eligible for a rebate?

The Australian Government has agreements called Reciprocal Health Care Agreements (RHCA) with certain countries to enable residents of these countries to receive Medicare benefits when visiting or working in Australia for medically necessary treatment.

If you are a citizen of a country with a RHCA with Australia, and you take out private health insurance, you may be eligible for a government rebate. However, you may also need to pay the Medicare Levy Surcharge (MLS) as part of your tax.

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Do you have access to Medicare?

Find out if your country of origin has a Reciprocal Health Care Agreement (RHCA) with Australia
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See if the tax rebate affects you

Find out about the Australian Government rebate and the Medicare Levy Surcharge and if it applies to you

Still got questions?

Visit our FAQs. We answer some general questions on healthcare and insurance.

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Terms and conditions

*Yearly limits, waiting periods, fund and policy rules apply.
~Applicable to 482 and 485 visa only.

* To be eligible for this offer from Bupa HI Pty Ltd (Bupa) you must: (i) reside in Australia; (ii) either be a new Bupa health insurance customer who has not been insured by Bupa within the last 60 days, or transfer from a Bupa Overseas Student Health Cover; (iii) take out an Eligible Bupa Health Insurance Policy between 18/07/2022 and 25/09/2022 and such policy must commence by 25/10/2022; (iv) pay the premiums by direct debit; and (v) maintain the Eligible Bupa Health Insurance Policy and make all required payments under that policy for 90 days (Eligible Customers). An Eligible Bupa Health Insurance Policy is a single, single parent, couple or family Working Overseas Visitors Cover product issued by Bupa Exclusions: Offer excludes Mid 60 Visitors Cover, Overseas Student Health Cover, Short Stay Visitors Cover, Non-working Overseas Visitors Cover; Domestic Health Insurance products, Extras only cover, Ambulance only cover and Corporate funded covers. Offer: Eligible Customers will receive from Bupa 4 weeks free health insurance after 90 days of payment. General: Yearly limits, waiting periods, fund and policy rules apply. Offer not available with any other Bupa promotion. To see the full terms and conditions, visit bupa.com.au/4weeksfree. Bupa reserves the right to extend this offer.