Medical Treatment Visa Subclass 602



This temporary visa 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.


Basic Eligibility requirements

  • You must be in one of the following situations:
    • Intend to have medical treatment or consultations in Australia.
    • Intend to donate an organ to someone in Australia.
    • Intend to support a patient or organ donor who holds or is applying for this visa.
    • Intend to receive an organ from someone who travels to Australia with you.
    • Intend to come to Australia under the arrangements between the Western Province of Papua New Guinea and the Queensland Department of Health.
    • Be in Australia, aged 50 years or older, been refused an Australian permanent visa on health grounds only and are unfit to depart Australia.
  • You must not have a medical condition that could be a threat to public health.
  • You must have enough money to suppory yourself.
  • In most circumstances, you must pre-arrange payment of your medical costs, and demonstrate that it will not cost an Australian government money. 
  • You must meet the health and character requirements.
  • You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for this visa.