Medical health check streamlined requirements for temporary visa applicants in Australia

Clint Heenan

Visa News

The Department of Home Affairs has recently announced that temporary visa applicants in Australia will not be required to undertake medical examinations and chest x-rays to meet the health requirement.

This arrangement applies to applicants for the following visa subclasses, and only if you are already in Australia:

However, you will still be required to undertake relevant medical examinations and/or chest x-rays if you meet one of the following requirements:

If unsure whether the health examination is required for your visa application, you can check by taking the following steps:




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