Health insurance

Appropriate level insurance coverage is essential for your time in Vietnam.

International Health Insurance is compulsory for all international students. Suitable medical insurance will be arranged by RMIT Vietnam on your behalf. The insurance fee (approximately VND 5,700,000 per semester) will be included in the semester tuition fee invoice.  

Semesters are covered as follows:

  • Semester 1: 05 February – 23 June 2024
  • Semester 2: 03 June – 20 October 2024
  • Semester 3: 30 September 2024 – 09 March 2025

Notice

The insurance arrangement by RMIT University Vietnam only applies to students enrolling in the respective semester.

  • RMIT University Vietnam’s insurance arrangement will not cover students who take Leave of Absence (LOA).
  • In the LOA period, if a student wants RMIT University Vietnam's support in arranging medical insurance, please email international.students@rmit.edu.vn

Health insurance waiver

International students who satisfy the following requirements may organise their own insurance arrangements and apply for a waiver, subject to approvals from relevant RMIT departments: 

  • International students who hold a Vietnam work permit, or residency permit,   
  • International students who have a spouse who holds a Vietnam work permit, or residency permit. 

If you are in this group, you are eligible to apply for a waiver. Please fill in this insurance waiver form for further process: 

  • Step 1: Fill in the Insurance Waiver Screening Form and submit all the documents required in the form before the commencing day of the semester.
    • Proof of valid insurance card/ policy which covers the desirably waived semester.  
    • Confirmation letter from the insurance company to confirm the insurance cover in Vietnam & nationwide (must be in English).  
  • Step 2: An email notifying your application status, whether “Rejected” or “Approved”, will be sent to your RMIT student email within three working days. 
  • Step 3: If your application is approved, you will be required to submit a hand-signed Insurance Waiver Form to the email international.students@rmit.edu.vn to complete the process.  

When your waiver is approved, RMIT University Vietnam will not arrange your health insurance from the applied semester onward until notified otherwise.

Health Insurance Waiver Deadline

  • Semester 1: Friday, 08 March 2024
  • Semester 2: Friday, 05 July 2024 
  • Semester 3: Friday, 01 November 2024

*** Note: Late submission of insurance waiver requests will not be processed. 

How much does it cost?

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

Insurance benefits downloads

For further details please refer to the Member handbook (PDF 934.5KB, 34p)

PTI's medical provider network in Vietnam

Please check the PTI medical provider network in Vietnam before clinical visitation. 

Claim procedure

Students can contact the offices below for more information.

  • Claim service offices:
    • PTI Claim Center - North Office
      • 2nd Floor, CT1 Building, 43 Le Van Luong, Thanh Xuan, Ha Noi
      • Hotline: 0912040757/ 0908488299
    • PTI Claim Center - South Office
      • Mezzanine floor, Thuy Loi Apartment 4, 205 Nguyen Xi, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
      • Hotline: 0912040757/ 0908488299
  • Policy service offices:
    • PTI Broker Center - North Office
      • Post Telecommunication Joint Stock Insurance Corporation - Broking Business Center - North Office
      • 95 Tran Thai Tong Building, Dich Vong, Cau Giay, Ha Noi
    • PTI Broker Center - South Office
      • Post Telecommunication Joint Stock Insurance Corporation - Broking Business Center - South Office
      • Mezzanine floor, Thuy Loi Apartment 4, 205 Nguyen Xi, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City

More information on the insurance can be found on the PTI website.

Students can also contact PTI International insurance support services' representative Ms Luu Phuong Linh via email linhlp@pti.com.vn or mobile phone 0823322177.