Medicare levy exemption – supporting documents

If you disagree with information contained in the letter from us about your Medicare levy exemption, we may ask you to provide one of the following types of supporting documents:

  • A Medicare Levy Exemption certificate from Medicare Australia showing that you were not entitled to Medicare benefits because you were a temporary resident for Medicare purposes and either:  
    • you did not have any dependants for that period, or
    • all your dependants were in an exemption category for that period.
  • Evidence that you receive a sickness allowance from Centrelink.
  • Evidence you are entitled to full free medical treatment for all conditions under Defence Force arrangements or the Veterans’ Affairs Repatriation Health Card (Gold Card) or repatriation arrangements.

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Last modified: 11 Feb 2016QC 43479