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Switch to great value health cover that's right for you and meets your student or working visa requirements.

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Outstanding value, Canstar 2024 Award for Working Visa Health Cover

Winner of Canstar Outstanding Value for Working Visa Health Cover 2024

nib has an award-winning range of visa compliant covers for every stage of your career in Australia. You could benefit from switching to nib today.

Get comprehensive cover

Health insurance to reduce hospital and medical costs while you’re living in Australia.

Emergency ambulance

All our covers include unlimited emergency ambulance cover, excluding members covered by state ambulance schemes.

Access to in-hospital cover

Access benefits for hospital accommodation and medical treatment for services included in your cover.

Cover for doctor (GP) consultations

This includes Telehealth available on OSHC and selected OVHC covers where your policy includes GP benefits.

Waiting periods recognised

We will recognise any waiting periods you have already served on an equivalent cover.

Get your certificate in minutes

Our covers are 100% visa compliant and your Visa Certificate is emailed to you once you are approved.

Get comprehensive cover

Health insurance to reduce hospital and medical costs while you’re living in Australia.

Emergency ambulance

All our covers include unlimited emergency ambulance cover, excluding members covered by state ambulance schemes.

Access to in-hospital cover

Access benefits for hospital accommodation and medical treatment for services included in your cover.

Cover for doctor (GP) consultations

This includes Telehealth available on OSHC and selected OVHC covers where your policy includes GP benefits.

Waiting periods recognised

We will recognise any waiting periods you have already served on an equivalent cover.

Get your certificate in minutes

Our covers are 100% visa compliant and your Visa Certificate is emailed to you once you are approved.

Choose the right health insurance for you


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OSHC
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Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Our OSHC cover meets the Department of Home Affairs student visa requirements. Receive your OSHC Confirmation Certificate in as soon as 5 minutes.



OVHC
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Overseas Visitor Health Cover (OVHC)

Choose from a range of great value health covers that meet the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) visa conditions 8501 requirements for visa subclass 401, 407, 408, 416, 417, 420, 457, 461, 462, 482, 485 and more.


OSHC
A young man on her phone

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Our OSHC cover meets the Department of Home Affairs student visa requirements. Receive your OSHC Confirmation Certificate in as soon as 5 minutes.



OVHC
A young woman taking a photo with her camera

Overseas Visitor Health Cover (OVHC)

Choose from a range of great value health covers that meet the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) visa conditions 8501 requirements for visa subclass 401, 407, 408, 416, 417, 420, 457, 461, 462, 482, 485 and more.


Let us handle the switch for you

You can rest easy while we handle the break-up call and paperwork with your previous insurer.

The nib difference

We've got smart solutions to help international students and workers live a healthier and happier life in Australia.

  • Providing smart solutions through the nib App

    Manage your policy wherever you are with the nib App. Use your digital card for claiming, and access nib services and programs all from your mobile. Plus, get help from our award-winning customer service team.

  • Easy access to telehealth

    Access telehealth doctor appointments with experienced GPs for at-home virtual consultations when you’re feeling unwell.

  • Be rewarded for your membership

    Get everyday savings on transport, shopping and more with the nib Rewards program.

  • We support your mental health

    Digital mental health solutions like Silvercloud to support the health and happiness of international visitors on thenib App.

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