About medical treatment visa (subclass 602)

Medical treatment visa (subclass 602)  is for people to travel to or remain longer in Australia for medical treatment or to support someone needing medical treatment who holds or has applied for this visa. It is also for people who are donating an organ.

The Medical Treatment Visa subclass 602 visa is a temporary visa designed for people who have medical treatment or medical consultations in Australia. Visa holders are usually able to stay in Australia for the duration of their medical treatment or while the visa is valid. If the Medical Treatment Visa Application is requested in Australia, the visa is usually granted for up to 12 months. If the visa is applied for outside Australia, the visa is usually granted for up to 3 months.

Key requirements for medical treatment visa:

To be eligible for medical treatment visa, applicants must have; a medical treatment plan or medical consultation in Australia, are going to donate an organ, are going to receive an organ, are a patient under the agreements between the Western Province of Papua New Guinea and the Queensland Department of Health or are in Australia and are over the age of 50 years and have been refused a permanent visa on health grounds only.

Applicants must meet financial, health and character requirements including not having a medical condition that could be a threat to public health.

To meet the financial requirements, applicants must be able to show that they have enough money to pay for their treatment and other expenses related to their stay in Australia including travel. If the applicant has anyone coming with them on the visa, they must also be able to show that they can support their stay in Australia.

To meet the health requirements for a Medical Treatment Visa Application, applicants may need to undergo a medical examination and criteria will be dependent on the intended length of stay in Australia, the country of citizenship, the time the applicant has spent in other countries and the intended activities in Australia.

To meet the character requirements, applicants may be required to supply police checks from every country that the applicant has lived in for 12 months or more.

If the applicant has any outstanding debts to the Australian Government, they need to be repaid or a schedule of repayment must be negotiated prior to the visa grant.

To meet key requirements for medical treatment visa you must:

  • comply with all visa conditions and follow Australian laws
  • leave before your visa ends
  • have the financial capacity to support yourself in Australia

Approved Destination Status stream can be granted for a length of your tour.

We grant the visa with either:

  • single entry. If you leave Australia you will have to apply for another visa to come back
  • multiple entry. You can leave and re-enter Australia on this visa while it is valid

Visitor visa Approved Destination Status stream allows you come to Australia;

  • can enter Australia with your approved tour group
  • can participate in activities that are part of your tour
  • must leave Australia with your tour group before your visa expires

Visitor Visa Approved Destination Status stream

lets citizens of the People’s Republic of China (excluding SARs) visit Australia with an organised tour group. You must remain with the organised tour group

Include family

Visitor visa doesn’t allow you to attach family members to your application. For visitor visa, each person has to apply separately.

How much cost visa to Australia

When you apply for 820 Partner visa you will be able to pay discounted rate.

Business visitor stream allows you to lodge visitor visa only OFFSHORE. Thus bridging visa is not available.

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