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Why choose nib?

You are in safe hands with friendly service from real people, with easy claiming and visa compliant health cover for all.

  • Health insurance that meets Australian government’s international student visa requirements.
  • Receive your visa compliant OSHC Confirmation Certificate in as soon as 5 minutes.
  • 24/7 access to claim quickly & easily using your phone or computer.
  • Access to a 24/7 medical support hotline Australia-wide.
  • Access to nib’s International Visitors First Choice Network, a community of doctors (GPs) and health specialists to take care of your health needs and help keep your out of pocket expenses low.
  • Agreements with most of Australia’s private hospitals to help you save money.
  • Enjoy friendly service from real people over the phone or face-to-face in our retail centers.
  • nib is one of Australia’s largest health insurers, covering over one million people in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Plus, access nib Rewards, a member discount program valid for the lifetime of your policy helping you save every day. Save on things like entertainment, travel, food, fashion and more to experience your Aussie lifestyle to the fullest.
  • Support when you need it, access to trusted health professionals and great value, easy-to-use visa compliant health cover from one of Australia’s largest health insurers.

For policy details please refer to nib OSHC Product Brochure

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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.

Understanding the Australian healthcare system

We're here to help you understand the Australian healthcare system and how to navigate it. A little knowledge will help you to be confident you are getting the best healthcare services, when you need them.

How to use Student Health Cover

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 to making a claim.

Health and safety tips

Australia is a safe and healthy place to live, and there's a lot to see and do. You will probably be studying in a town or a city but you may also want to experience the wild beauty of its oceans, mountains, rivers and the famous 'outback' or 'bush'.

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