Frequently Asked Questions
What is OSHC
Australia has a special system of health cover for International students which is Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). You will need to buy OSHC before you come to Australia to cover you from when you arrive. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship requires you to maintain OSHC for the duration of your time on a student visa in Australia.
What does an OSHC Cover?
The extent of the OSHC coverage depends on the health insurance purchased. The fine print of the insurance policy document will help understand what are the specific costs covered under a policy. An OSHC policy generally covers : Medical Costs, Hospital Costs,Ambulance service costs, Limited Pharmaceutical costs