Insurance for International Students

Insurance for International Students

Appropriate level insurance coverage is essential for your time in Vietnam. While you are studying at RMIT Vietnam, medical insurance is compulsory for international students with student visa to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during your study.

Suitable medical insurance will be arranged by RMIT Vietnam on behalf of the student. The insurance fee (244 USD = 5,700,000 VND per semester) will be included in the tuition fee invoice of that semester


1. Only international students who hold (or have a spouse or parent who hold) a Vietnam work permit, or residency permit, or one of the following visa type: NG1, NG2, NG3, NG4, LV1, LV2, ĐT, DN, NN1, NN2, NN3, PV1, PV2, TT, LĐ; and can arrange insurance on your own.

Should you choose to arrange their own medical insurance, you need to submit the following documents along with your application:

In case you don’t submit insurance waiver request after the semester starts, you have to bear the insurance fee arranged by RMIT Vietnam together with your tuition fee invoice.

2. The following students are are excluded from this health insurance package

- International students from RMIT Melbourne (Cross Campus);

- Full degree students with nationality of Sweden, Norway, and Belgium

- International students in English programs

3. International students under study abroad program will not pay this additional fee as the tuition fee (flat rate) already included the medical insurance fee.

Effective period

From first day of the semester to end of the semester:

  • Semester 1: 04 February 2019 to 16 June 2019
  • Semester 2: 03 June 2019 to 13 October 2019
  • Semester 3: 16 September 2019 to 15 February 2020

How much does it cost?

You can find the details under the non-academic fees section

Claim procedure

For further details please refer to:

Insurance claim procedures.

Medical claim form.

Dental claim form.

Insurance benefits

For further details please refer to:

Table of benefits.

Frequently asked questions and answers.

Talk to insurance staff on the campus

Insurance onsite schedule at Saigon South campus.

Insurance onsite schedule at Hanoi campus.

More information of the insurance can be found on the Aetna International’s website.

Students can also contact Aetna International insurance support services through its 24 hours hotline at +84 984 477 488