Medical Treatment visa SC602

What you can do with this visa

  • stay in Australia until the treatment plan or consultations are finished
  • be granted single entry or multiple entries to Australia depending on your situation
  • study for up to 3 months (or longer if you meet the exemption criteria)

How long you can stay

This is a temporary visa.

You can stay in Australia until the treatment plan or consultations are completed.


  • Be in one of these 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
  • Not have a medical condition that could be a threat to public health.
  • Arrange for payment of medical treatment
  • Have enough money to support yourself while you are in Australia.
  • Meet Health and Character requirements
  • If you are in Australia, you must not hold, or the last substantive visa you held must not have been, a Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (subclass 403)
  • Be a genuine visitor
  • Pay your debts to the Australian government

Common Visa Conditions

8101 – No work

8201 – Maximum 3 months study

8503 – No further stay

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