Medical Treatment Visa (subclass 602)
Medical Treatment Visa (subclass 602)
This is a temporary visa that allows people to gravel to Australia for medical treatments or consultations.
One can also accompany someone needing medical support and treatment holding this visa.
  • Apply if you are going to donate or receive an organ to/from someone
  • If you have medical treatment or consultation plan in Australia
  • Going to Australia under arrangements between the Western Province of Papua New Guinea and the Queensland Department of Health
  • Have been refused a permanent visa on health grounds only and are of 50 or above years of age

This visitor visa Australia also lets you study for up to three months besides medical treatment. You can travel to Australia several times depending upon the circumstances till the visa is valid.

  • Meets health and character requirements
  • Provide an evidence of your funds to support yourself and anybody accompanying for treatment during your entire stay period
  • Show arrangements for your treatment
  • Not have a medical condition that could be a threat to public health and ensure that you are clear of active tuberculosis
  • Do not hold any debts to Australian Government
What will be length of stay?

Your stay will last until the treatment plan or consultation are completed


How do I apply for this Visa?

Lodge a medical treatment visa application and submit the required documents. All documents not in English must be translated by an accredited translator.


What if the visa expires before medical treatment completes?

You are expected to leave before your visa ends, though you can apply for another visa in Australia if you require further medical treatment.


How long does it take to process?

Medical treatment visa (subclass 602) take between 15 working days to one month to process depending upon the complexity of the application and peak visa processing periods

Provided information should not be taken as exhaustive, additional requirements for the visa do apply. Visa requirements may differ as per individual circumstances. For your eligibility assessment visit one of our qualified professionals.

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