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Get the right Student Health Cover

Congratulations! You’ve made a great decision to live and study in Australia. Before you can obtain your Student visa, you'll need to buy Overseas Health Cover (OSHC).  We’re here to make the process easy, finding the best cover to suit your needs.

Why do I need Overseas Student Health Cover?

  • It helps cover you for medical expenses whilst you're studying in Australia, including:
    • Doctor visits
    • Hospital
    • Emergency Ambulance
    • Prescription medicine 
  • You will need OSHC before you can apply for your Australian Student Visa

Get the Student Health Care stress-free with IDP 

We've done the hardwork of selecting quality providers, all meeting Australian Government visa requirements.

Our quality providers offer:

  • Exclusive benefits
  • Speedy turnaround
  • Value for Money

Apply online for a quick turnaround 

You can apply online and have a policy confirmation in just a few minutes.  Or if you need a little extra help, ask an IDP counsellor to help organise your Health Cover with you. 

Once it's done, you can rest assured that you've made the best decision for your journey. And you can move to the next job on your list!

Compare and find the Health cover for your needs 

Compare and choose the most relevant, affordable health cover for your needs.  Our partners policies meet the strict conditions that registered Australian health funds must comply to provide high quality cover for overseas students. 

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Getting started with Student Health Cover

IDP gives you the freedom to choose. It’s easy to buy Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) online yourself, or you can do it with the help of an IDP counsellor.

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When you arrive in Australia, you may need to activate your OSHC policy and you can begin using it (but hopefully you won’t need to!). Here are some tips of making a claim.

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