Student DependantRegistration

Changes to age of dependants on their parent’s health cover

We’ve been working through the change to age of dependants for health cover and will get in touch with members as soon as we can to tell them about how it might impact them. 

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To apply, you must be an HCF member and your child must be a full-time student.

Your child must also be:

  • aged between 22-24 (up to the day before they turn 25)
  • unmarried
  • not in a de-facto relationship
  • relying on you for maintenance and support.

Take a moment to read the ‘Who’s covered’ section on our cover FAQs.


  1. Log into the My Membership app or online member services.
  2. Go to My Cover then ‘Student Dependant Registration’.
  3. Select your dependant for registration and follow the steps to complete and submit.
Need to re-register your dependant? You'll need to call us on 13 13 34 if this isn't your first time registering your dependant.

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