Belgians need a valid Belgian passport, their Belgian health insurance card and their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) with the initials BE to register with Medicare. You are entitled to the health insurance mentioned above until the expiry date indicated on your visa, your CEV card or your Belgian health insurance card, depending on the previous date. Finns are covered by the reciprocal agreement for the duration of their stay in Australia until their visa expires. If you plan to live or work in one of the countries of mutual agreement, the information contained in the links below may not apply. Irish visitors must stay more than 6 months in Ireland before their visit to Australia and need a valid Irish passport or a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) valid with the initials IE if you are not Irish. As part of the RHCA membership, you may be eligible for limited Medicare benefits. Benefits apply only to primary health care or only to emergency care and under certain conditions. Many items such as ambulances, dental work, subsidized medications and private hospital fees or other incidental/extras costs do not cover. After arrival, deadlines and other restrictions may also apply. The CEC is not applicable outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Be sure to mention the mutual health agreement with the UK and have all the necessary evidence documents when you have access to health care. Australia has a mutual health agreement with the UK, which means that UK residents are able to get some health services free of charge while visiting Australia.
You must bring your papers to the local branch of the Montenegro health fund (Fond za zdravstveno osiguranje – FZZO) to obtain a certificate that allows you to seek treatment in public medical facilities in Montenegro. To register with Medicare, visitors to the Netherlands need a valid Dutch passport, either their European health insurance card with the initials NL or proof of insurance valid under the Dutch health insurance system. To see if you qualify for the Medicare visit www.medicareaustralia.gov.au The Australian government has RHCA with the governments of the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Malta, Italy, Belgium, the Republic of Ireland and New Zealand. The new RHCA can be negotiated at any time. A list of medical facilities in Montenegro is available on the GOV.UK website. You are treated as if you were in the country in question. In general, these agreements apply to British nationals living in the United Kingdom. If you are not a British national, you can still be insured for an inexpensive or free treatment if you normally live in the UK.