About this visa
You can apply for this visa if any of the following apply:
- you have a medical treatment plan or medical consultation in Australia
- are going to donate an organ to someone
- you are coming with a patient or organ donor who is applying for this visa
- are going to receive an organ from someone who travels to Australia with you
- you are coming to Australia as a patient under the arrangements between the Western Province of Papua New Guinea and the Queensland Department of Health
- you are in Australia, and you are 50 years of age or older, and you have been refused a permanent visa on health grounds only.
You cannot apply for this visa to have medical treatment for surrogate motherhood.
How do I apply for this visa?
To lodge a Medical Treatment visa (subclass 602) application, please prepare documents per the below checklist.
See: Application checklist
- Photocopies and translation
- All documents included in the application must be copies of the original documents. Please note that original documents or certified copies of the original documents can be requested if the visa processing officer finds it necessary as part of the visa application assessment. The courier service for returning the original documents will be at your cost.
- All documents not in English must be translated by an accredited translator. English translation must be translated by an accredited (http://www.naati.com.au/) or professional translator. The translation must be either on company letterhead or must have the translator's official company stamp/seal and must include their contact details.
- Processing service standards
- Information on the average processing time service standard for visa applications processed in Seoul can be found at Application Processing Time Service Standards. Please note that the service standards are indicative only. Processing time on individual cases may vary depending on individual circumstances and the complexity of each case.
- Visa decision
- You will be notified of a decision by email (if you have agreed to electronic communication) or by post.
- Australian visas are recorded electronically so a visa label is not placed in your passport.