Use this form to enrol for Medicare if you hold a relevant visa, have applied for permanent residency or are a visitor from a reciprocal health care agreement country.
All Medicare benefits are paid directly into your nominated bank account. Make sure you include you bank details on the form.
If you are already enrolled in Medicare or your bank account details have changed since you enrolled, update them.
You do not need to complete this form:
- if you are already enrolled in Medicare - read more about how to manage your health care information online
- when your baby is born in Australia - they are automatically enrolled in Medicare if you use the Newborn Child Declaration as proof of birth
If you live in a remote area, or if you are unable to attend a service centre due to illness, you can send your completed application, certified supporting documents and reason for not being able to attend in person to the address within the form.
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