AUSTRALIA – Changes to Immigration Health Policy

Effective 20 November 2015, a new health policy will apply to applicants for Australian visas.

  • Under the new policy, an individual’s country of origin will have one of only two risk levels (requiring health examinations, or not).
  • For nationals and recent residents of higher-risk countries, the duration of stay from which a medical assessment is required has been raised from three months to six months.
  • Under the new policy, applicants for Subclass 457 visas will be treated the same as other temporary visa applicants.
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AUSTRALIA – Changes to Immigration Health Policy

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Hamilton Watts Migration Services and Visa Executive.