Health criterion relaxed: threshold increased to $49,000, maximum period capped at 10 years

Health criterion relaxed: threshold increased to $49,000, maximum period capped at 10 years

In a recent shift in policy, the threshold determining what is deemed a significant cost for those who do not meet the health criterion for an Australian visa has been raised from $40,000 to $49,000 and the period for which the cost is determined has been capped at 10 years instead of the estimate remaining life expectancy of the individual.

Learn what the health requirement is for an Australian visa, why this change is important, how it is determined what medical exam is required and the major difference between the two health criteria: PIC 4005 and 4007.

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