Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602)

ABOUT THIS VISA

The Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602) is a temporary visa is for people to travel to or remain longer in Australia for medical treatment or to support someone needing medical treatment who holds or has applied for this visa. It is also for people who are donating an organ.

 

COSTS & DETAILS OF THE MEDICAL TREATMENT VISA (SUBCLASS 602)

The Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602) currently is Free if you apply from outside Australia or represent a foreign government. Otherwise the cost is $315AUD for applicants who apply from within Australia. Processing times for this visa are typically within 49 days.

WHAT THIS VISA LETS YOU DO

The Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602) allows you to:

  • stay in Australia until the treatment plan or consultations are finished

  • be granted single entry or multiple entries to Australia depending on your situation

  • study for up to 3 months (or longer if you meet the exemption criteria)

  • You can't work in Australia under this visa, except under limited circumstances.

  • A separate application needs to be made for each family member.

  • This visa can be granted with a single or multiple entry.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE MEDICAL TREATMENT VISA (SUBCLASS 602)

To be eligible for the Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602), you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Are in one of the following situations outlined below:

    • Intend to have medical treatment or consultations in Australia

    • Intend to donate an organ to someone in Australia

    • Intend to support a patient or organ donor who holds or is applying for this visa

    • Intend to receive an organ from someone who travels to Australia with you

    • Intend to come to Australia under the arrangements between the Western Province of Papua New Guinea and the Queensland Department of Health

    • Be in Australia, aged 50 years or older, been refused an Australian permanent visa on health grounds only and are unfit to depart Australia

  • You must not have a medical condition that could be a threat to public health.

  • If you are in Australia, you must not hold, or the last substantive visa you held must not have been, a Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (subclass 403) that was granted in the Domestic Worker (Diplomatic or Consular) stream. 

  • While you are in Australia, you must have adequate means or access to means to support yourself.

  • You can be any age to apply for this visa.

  • You must meet the character requirements.

  • You must be a genuine visitor. You must only intend to stay temporarily in Australia, do the things you are allowed to do on this visa.

  • An intention to stay here temporarily does not apply if you are in Australia, are aged 50 years or older, have been refused a permanent visa due to not meeting the health requirement and are unfit to depart Australia

  • Have repaid all debts to the Australian government.

  • Arranged and paid for medical treatment. In most circumstances, you must pre-arrange payment of your medical costs, and demonstrate that it will not cost an Australian government money. You can show this with written proof from a public or private hospital, confirming that it has approved your treatment and arrangements to pay all the costs

  • You may not be eligible for this visa if you have had a visa previously cancelled.

Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602)

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS VISA

To correctly apply for the Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602)  contact VISAS TO AUSTRALIA to help you apply for this visa.

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Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602)

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