Health Insurance for International Students

It is a condition of your student visa that you must maintain Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your visa.

You will be required to pay OSHC before your student visa can be issued. OSHC is offered by several healthcare providers.

Understanding the Australian healthcare system

We have gathered some resources for you to learn more about healthcare in Australia. 


Overseas student health coverage ranges from $609 - $3,438.

OSHC does not always include dental services. Speak directly with your OSHC provider to find out if dental coverage is available.

OSHC providers:

All international students are required by The Department of Home Affairs to have health insurance for the duration of their visa.