Medical Treatment visa (subclass 602)

The Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602) is a temporary visa designed to allow individuals to travel to Australia for medical treatment or to support someone who requires medical treatment while holding this visa. It also covers individuals who wish to donate an organ. This visa grants the flexibility to have medical treatments, consultations, donate organs, and support patients or organ donors. Additionally, it offers the option of single or multiple entries to Australia, depending on individual circumstances. However, it is important to note that work is generally not allowed, except under limited circumstances. The length of stay is determined on a case-by-case basis, considering the treatment plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, this visa cannot be extended for a longer stay. If you need more time for medical treatment or other reasons, you will have to apply for another visa.

It is recommended to obtain health insurance to cover unforeseen medical treatment costs. You are personally responsible for all healthcare expenses while in Australia. Health insurance can help limit your financial liability.

In most cases, you must pre-arrange payment for your medical costs to demonstrate that it will not be a financial burden on the Australian government or public authority. Written proof from a public or private hospital confirming approval of your treatment and arrangements for payment is generally required.

Currently, there are no frequently asked questions available for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114).