How much does it cost at Student Health?

Domestic Otago students

ServiceWith a valid Community Services CardWithout a valid Community Services Card
GP consultation$6.50$21.50
ACC surcharge$6.50
Nursing consultation$6.50
Counselling consultation$6.50
Psychiatrist consultation$15$30
GP Sexual Health Clinic$16.50$31.50
Nurse Sexual Health Clinic$16.50
Minor surgery + follow up appointment$90$105
Nurse Consultation + procedure (Smear, ECG, Spiro, STIs)$16.50
GP Consultation + procedure (Smear, ECG, Scopes, STI’s, IV Lines)$16.50/ $40$31.50/ $55
Travel Clinic - GP / Nurse consultations$65.00 + any vaccinations required
Medicals e.g. work, diving, Antarctica etcPlease ask at reception ($40.00 - $140.00)

Domestic students from other New Zealand universities

GP/Psychiatrist - $15.00 or $30.00 without a Community Services Card, Nurse/Counsellor - $15.00

International students

Different consultation fees may apply for international students; eligibility for access to primary and secondary health care (including laboratory and radiology services) is based on the Ministry of Health eligibility requirements.

See the Ministry of Health website for more information

All International students , excluding those with STUDENTSAFE and Unicare insurance, must pay for their consultation and claim back from their insurance. Laboratory and Radiology charges will depend on the tests required.

International Student GP Appointment$45
International Student Nurse Appointment$25
International Student Counselling Appointment$60
International Student Psychiatry (30-60 minutes)$90
ACC Surcharge$10


Vaccination typeCost (additional to appointment charge)
Hepatitis A$80
Hepatitis B$25
Hep A / Typhoid$120
Japanese encephalitis$210
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)No charge if eligible
Meningococcal - ACWY$38.50
Meningococcal - Group C NeisVacc$55
Meningococcal - Group C Meningitec$65
Menactra - Meningitis$115
Polio (travel)$50
Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (+Polio)$30 ($70)
Twinrix (Hepatitis A & B)$75
Yellow fever$80
HPV programmeNo charge if eligible

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Please ensure appointments are cancelled if no longer required. A $20 charge will be invoiced to all missed appointments.

A $5 billing fee is added to all accounts not paid on the day. All prices are subject to change without prior notification.


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Cnr Walsh & Albany Streets
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Freephone 0800 479 821

Tel 64 3 479 8212
Fax 64 3 479 8106

(Please do not email to cancel or make appointments)