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Studying or working in Australia?

Welcome to Australia!

We hope that you’ll have a great time in our beautiful country but as with all travel, unexpected things can occur and there may be times when you need medical attention.

MyWhitecoat is the only app that lets you to pay and claim for your healthcare services in Australia on-the-spot.

Your OHSC/OHVC policy

Hassle-free healthcare for your time in Australia

While studying or working in Australia, it’s a condition of your visa that you must have adequate health cover for your stay. Before you arrive, you’ll need to take out an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or Overseas Visitor Health Cover (OVHC) policy.

If you get sick while you’re in Australia or you need to visit a doctor for medication, your OSHC or OVHC policy will cover your visit a General Practitioner (also know as a GP).

How can MyWhitecoat help you?

Search, book, pay and claim for your healthcare

No more paperwork

Claim instantly through MyWhitecoat, no more filling out forms or waiting for your payment to be recieved.

Find the best healthcare

Tailor your search results to show practitioners near you that accept MyWhitecoat or find practitioners that speak your native language.

Your health in your pocket

Find providers based on their location, modality or name. View their profiles and book appointments directly in-app.

Healthcare in Australia

Watch videos, read articles and learn more about how healthcare works in Australia.

Get started with MyWhitecoat

Download MyWhitecoat for iOS or Android

Ready to get started? Simply download MyWhitecoat, create your account, add your health cover, payment details and start transacting for your healthcare services.

Not in Australia yet?

Let us know your arrival date and we’ll help you get set up when you land.
Say Hello to Commonwealth Bank

Everyday bank accounts opened instantly

For your time in Australia, you’ll need a local bank account so that you can pay for things like rent, groceries and for your wages to be paid into.

To make your move to the sunny side even smoother, we want to introduce you to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. CommBank is Australia’s largest bank and supports more people moving to Australia than any other bank.

With a variety of products and services, and bilingual staff in many of their branches, you can get your banking sorted in no time. Find helpful hints and tips about moving to Australia on the CommBank website.

Frequently Asked Questions

MyWhitecoat is a mobile app that creates a fast, simple and secure way for users to:

  1. Search for healthcare practitioners based on location and make appointments at the touch of a button
  2. Browse credible reviews and leave their own,
  3. Pay for healthcare services and claim healthcare rebates in a single, seamless transaction
  4. Pay for services covered by Medicare including Bulk Bill services (please note that Medicare pays rebates separately onto an EFTPOS card or into a bank account that you’ve liked to your Medicare account).
  5. Store digital receipts for all transactions paid for via the app

Favourite providers for ease of future booking.

Is it free?
There is no cost to download or use MyWhitecoat. If you use MyWhitecoat to pay for healthcare services, you are liable for payment of the service. For information about the services your health fund covers, please check with your health fund. You can check with your healthcare practitioner about Medicare rebates for the services they provide.

MyWhitecoat is a mobile app that creates a fast, simple and secure way for users to:

  1. Search for healthcare practitioners based on location and make appointments at the touch of a button
  2. Browse credible reviews and leave their own,
  3. Pay for healthcare services and claim healthcare rebates in a single, seamless transaction
  4. Pay for services covered by Medicare including Bulk Bill services (please note that Medicare pays rebates separately onto an EFTPOS card or into a bank account that you’ve liked to your Medicare account).
  5. Store digital receipts for all transactions paid for via the app

Favourite providers for ease of future booking.

Is it free?
There is no cost to download or use MyWhitecoat. If you use MyWhitecoat to pay for healthcare services, you are liable for payment of the service. For information about the services your health fund covers, please check with your health fund. You can check with your healthcare practitioner about Medicare rebates for the services they provide.

MyWhitecoat is a mobile app that creates a fast, simple and secure way for users to:

  1. Search for healthcare practitioners based on location and make appointments at the touch of a button
  2. Browse credible reviews and leave their own,
  3. Pay for healthcare services and claim healthcare rebates in a single, seamless transaction
  4. Pay for services covered by Medicare including Bulk Bill services (please note that Medicare pays rebates separately onto an EFTPOS card or into a bank account that you’ve liked to your Medicare account).
  5. Store digital receipts for all transactions paid for via the app

Favourite providers for ease of future booking.

Is it free?
There is no cost to download or use MyWhitecoat. If you use MyWhitecoat to pay for healthcare services, you are liable for payment of the service. For information about the services your health fund covers, please check with your health fund. You can check with your healthcare practitioner about Medicare rebates for the services they provide.

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