How long should I extend my OSHC for?

Question:

How long should I extend my OSHC for?

Answer:

If you are an international student who needs to extend your visa, you will need to make sure you have enough health cover. Below is how long you need to have OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover) for. 

If you are completing your study program at the end of:

  • Session 2 - you will need to extend your OSHC until 15 March of the following year.
  • Session 1 - you will need to extend your OSHC until 30 August of the same year.
  • Other - you cover needs to expire two calendar months after the course completion date
      More information about OSHC can be found here.