Need a medical certificate today? Skip the visit to your clinic and get a medical certificate online from our Australian-registered doctors. Whether it’s for work or school, Instant Consult ensures you receive a genuine sick leave certificate without the wait.

Get An Online Medical Certificate in Minutes

We understand that there are times when you’re too unwell to venture outside or when getting to see a GP isn’t practical. But you still require that important certificate for your sick leave. That’s where we step in.

Instant Consult makes it easy for you to obtain your medical certificate online without the need for doctor appointments or lengthy waits in waiting rooms.

Our platform connects you with licensed medical practitioners who can assess your condition remotely. No waiting in queues, no commuting – just a genuine medical online certification delivered straight to your inbox. Your well-being is our priority, and we’re here to ensure you get the care you need right from the comfort of your home. Get your medical certificate online today – fast, reliable, and extremely convenient!

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Need A Online Medical Certificate for Sick Leave?

Single-Day Medical Certificate For Work

Not feeling well and need a day off from work or school? Ask your doctor for a single-day certificate to prove to your employer/university that you have legitimate health reasons for missing work.

Single-Day Medical Certificate For School/Uni

Feeling under the weather and require a brief absence from school or university? Request a medical certificate for school/uni from our online GP to validate your legitimate health reasons for missing class.

Carer’s Leave Certificate

If you need to take time off work to take care of an immediate family member or household member, you will need a Carer’s leave certificate. The requirements are similar to that of a doctor’s certificate in that the dependent that is sick must still be consulted, and can cover a maximum of 3 days.

Multiple-Day Certificate

If you need more time to recover from your illness, you can also ask our doctors for a multi-day certificate. Note, however, that this will only cover a maximum of 3 days from the date of consultation.

**Please note, we cannot backdate certificates.

Get Genuine Sick Leave Certificates From Real Doctors

Telehealth services have made obtaining online certificates easy and convenient. However, the authenticity and credibility of such certificates are essential. At Instant Consult, we prioritise your health and trust.

All consultations with Instant Consult are with experienced Australian-registered doctors who practice to the standards developed by the RACGP and the ACRRM for medical services. This ensures that when you receive a medical certificate from us, it’s backed by the expertise and credibility of real, qualified doctors.

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Instant Consult Is NOT Suitable for These Types of Online Medical Certificates:

  • Mask Exemption
  • ‘Fit for Work’ Certificate
  • ‘Fit to Fly’ Certificate
  • Childcare/’Back to School’ Clearance
  • Centrelink Certificate
  • University Form completed
  • Work Cover or Gym Cancellation Certificate
  • Vaccine Exemptions
  • A certificate for missing police station attendances, parole or court appearances
  • Any external forms completed

Download the Instant Consult App

Simply visit the Australian App Store (for iOS) or Google Play Store (for Android) to download the Instant Consult App for free.

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Once downloaded, simply register your details, agree to the terms and conditions and login! Don’t have an iPhone or Android? Sign Up Here

Instant Consult can be used with your Google Chrome or Safari web browser on any tablet, laptop or computer. If you are using an iPhone, iPad or Android phone you must download the app. You will also need a camera and speakers connected/installed on your device, and access to either a WiFi connection or a mobile data connection.

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How to Get a Medical Certificate Online?

  1. Request a Video Consultation: Download the Instant Consult App and create or log in to your account. Click on “Request a Consult” and follow the prompts. Our system will match you with a licensed health practitioner for a telehealth consultation within 15 minutes.
  2. Consult with your Doctor: Discuss your health concerns, medical condition, medical history, and the reason you’re seeking a certificate.
  3. Get Your Online Medical Certificate: After the online consultation, if appropriate, the doctor will issue a certificate sent directly to your Instant Consult inbox. Please note that our doctors do not backdate certificates and will only cover a maximum of 3 days from the consultation date.
  4. Download and Print: Access your certificate from the Instant Consult App, download it, and print or email if needed. The certificate will remain in your Instant Consult inbox until you choose to delete it.

Why Instant Consult

Whether you’re recovering from a common cold or just prefer dealing with medical issues in the comfort of your own home, getting the medical certification you need shouldn’t be a hassle.

Choosing Instant Consult for your online medical certificate needs means you get to enjoy:
  • Qualified GPs: All our doctors are Australian-registered and accredited by AHPRA, ensuring you receive professional advice.
  • Convenience: No need for in person clinic visits. Get your sick certificate from the comfort of your home.
  • Fast Service: Our platform is designed for quick consultations, ensuring you receive your certificate promptly.
  • Affordable & Bulk-billed for Patients Under 12 months with Medicare: If you qualify for Medicare, you can get the consultation bulk-billed (eligible for patients under 12 months of age only). But if you have to pay for your health care privately, our prices are competitive and lower than most private practices for a standard consultation. Check out our pricing page for more info.
  • Secure & Confidential: We prioritise your privacy. All consultations and data exchanges are encrypted and confidential.
  • Reliability: With a track record of satisfied users, you can trust Instant Consult for consistent and dependable service.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The rules for medical certificates remain the same, whether you obtain them online or through traditional methods. To be valid, a doctor’s certificate must have been issued by a medical practitioner who is registered with the Medical Board of Australia. This can be checked very easily by looking up the practitioner’s name or medical registration number on the board’s website. If the practitioner isn’t there, then the certificate is not legal.

Online Medical Certificate Guidelines

An online consultation must provide a proper assessment and accurate records, just like a face-to-face consultation. Any resulting example medical certificate has to be addressed directly to the employer, must be able to be read and understood by a non-medical person and include the following information:

  • Patient’s name
  • The name and provider number of the doctor who issued the certificate
  • Dates of examination, certificate issuance, and when the patient became unfit for work

As long as the online certificate adheres to these guidelines, it will be legal and should be accepted by the employer. However, each employer might have specific policies regarding sick leave. So you should consult your employment contract or HR department for details pertinent to your situation.

If you require a Mask Exemption, ‘Fit for Work’ Certificate, ‘Fit to Fly’ Certificate, Childcare/’Back to School’ Clearance, Centrelink Certificate, University Form completed, Work Cover or Gym Cancellation Certificate, a certificate for missing police station attendances, parole or court appearances, or any external forms completed – you will need to present to a GP in-person to undergo a physical examination and will not be able to use the Instant Consult service for these types of medical documents.

No, as with regular face-to-face consultations, our doctors cannot backdate medical certificates. This is because there is no way the doctor can determine if you were too ill to attend work or school in the past, only in your present state.

Yes, our medical certificates are issued and certified by real Australian-registered doctors. It’s as legitimate as the medical certificate you can get from a face-to-face consultation.

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No single vaccination schedule suits all travellers, and each schedule must be personalized by a physician according to the traveller’s previous vaccinations, health status and risk factors, the countries to be visited, the type and duration of travel, types of activities and the time available before departure. A medical consultation before departure is a good opportunity for a health care provider to review routine vaccinations and provide any vaccines that have been missed, in addition to providing the vaccinations indicated for the specific itinerary. Source: WHO's International travel and health manual

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