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Participants from the countries listed below are entitled to receive a medicare card in australia

  • United kingdom
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • The netherlands
  • Malta
  • Italy
  • Belgium

Medicare assists in covering the costs of doctor’s fees and prescriptions, so it is advisable to register your details with medicare when you first arrive in australia.

Important: if you hold a european healthcare card, you must bring it with you!

In order to enrol, you will also need:

  • Your passport
  • Our postal address
  • Click on: “check your own visa details with vevo”
  • Choose reference type: transaction reference number (trn)
  • You will need to enter your transaction reference number (trn) which can be found on your visa grant notification email, sent from your booking agent before you arrived.
  • Enter your date of birth, country and passport number.
  • Agree to the terms and conditions and click “submit”
  • Print the next page! This is the page required by medicare

Once you have registered with medicare – look for doctors that bulk bill to get free medical consultations

To enrol with medicare, the closest office to wtc is:

137-153 crown street

Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Or visit the medicare website to find another office.

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