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How Much Does Vasectomy Cost in Australia?

Everything you need to know about vasectomy cost in Australia

Save up to $230 on Your Upfront Fee

Vasectomy Costs and Pricing

Save up to $230 on your upfront fee by paying only $521.20 upfront and then claiming back $41.20 from Medicare leaving you with a $480 out of pocket fee. Other providers will charge $750 upfront and $550 out of pocket.  

If you have Private Health Insurance we are one of the only providers who have Private Day Hospital access where you will pay a maximum $100 or No Gap for your vasectomy.

How Insurance Affects the Cost of Vasectomy and What are Your Options - Choose Your Type of Insurance

Our accreditation and licensing mean MSI Vasectomy is one of the very few vasectomy providers that’s able to offer private health insurance claims to our patients.

Many of our clinics are eligible for private health rebates for vasectomy procedures.

Select one of the options below to see a full breakdown of costs:

Choose Your Type of Insurance

Medical Centre

$480 out of pocket after Medicare refund. *

Private Day Hospital

With Local Anaesthetic: From $690**
With Intravenous Sedation: From $750**
*You will pay $521.20 including $200 deposit and get $41.20 back leaving $480 out of pocket.
**Please refer to individual pricing on the booking page.
Private Day HospitalVasectomy With Local Anaesthetic or
Intravenous Sedation:
Minimal or No Gap*
Medical Centre $830
Private Day HospitalWith Local Anaesthetic: $1,390
With Intravenous Sedation: $1,590

Vasectomy Costs

When it comes to having your vasectomy, whatever your needs and circumstances are, we have an option for you.

Vasectomy in a medical centre

*You pay $521.20 up front and claim back $41.20 from Medicare

Vasectomy in a private day hospital

*Maximum of $100 Gap at all locations except Adelaide ($300).
**Please refer to individual pricing on the booking page.

How much does a vasectomy cost in Australia

Depending on your level of private hospital insurance and your excess, you could pay just a $50 booking fee.

What Aspects Can Affect The Cost of Vasectomy?

There are a number of aspects that can affect the cost of a vasectomy including your location, insurance coverage and type of anaesthesia used. All of these factors will affect the total cost of your vasectomy.

Vasectomy cost

At both our private and MSI day hospitals, you can choose to have either local anaesthetic or IV sedation.

Why Choose MSI For Your Vasectomy?

For the last 20 years, we at MSI Vasectomy have championed the rights of Australians to access high-quality, reliable family planning and vasectomy services. In that time, over 600,000 men have trusted us with their sexual and reproductive health needs.

Meet Dr Justin Low

National Director of Vasectomy Services

Justin’s current role is National Director of Vasectomy Services at MSI Vasectomy Australia which involves education, training and maintaining vasectomy surgical standards across the country.

Justin received his medical degree from the University of Sydney in 1987 and completed the RACGP Family Medicine Program (FMP) in 1991. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1993.

Justin presents to General Practice groups regularly around the country on the topic of vasectomies and has been interviewed on ABC Radio National, Sydney Morning Herald “Good Weekend”, Men’s Health Magazine and Channel 9’s “Today” morning show.

Learn more about all of our MSI Vasectomy doctors

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How To Book A Vasectomy With MSI

If you’d like to get in contact with us to ask any questions or address any concerns you may have, you can fill out our online contact form. Or if you’re ready to book your vasectomy appointment you can fill out our online booking form.



If you have any more questions about the cost of a vasectomy please don’t hesitate to contact us today. In the meantime please find below our most frequently asked questions about vasectomies.

The cost of a vasectomy will vary depending on a number of factors including location, type of insurance coverage and medical facility. If you’d like more information about how much a vasectomy will cost you, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

The cost of a vasectomy without insurance varies depending on your location and the type of medical facility in which you have the procedure. The cost at a medical centre is significantly cheaper than at a private day hospital. Please see details of costs above.

The cost of a vasectomy with insurance varies depending on whether or not you also have Medicare coverage. The cost is significantly cheaper if you have Medicare coverage. Please see details of costs above.

There is no average cost for a vasectomy as the price varies depending on a number of factors including location, type of insurance coverage and medical facility. In order to determine how much a vasectomy will cost you, you can fill out the questions on our “Booking Now” page.

This Private Health Insurance option operates across many of our locations, including in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Townsville, Perth, Adelaide and Canberra. We are operating from several private day hospitals in prime locations across Australia to deliver our services in locations convenient for you. Your doctor will be one of our experienced vasectomy surgeons, who are all trained in the ‘Gold Standard’ ‘MSI No Scalpel Open Ended’ technique.

Our specific MSI Day Hospitals in Westmead (Sydney), East St Kilda (Melbourne), Midland (Perth), Bowen Hills (Brisbane) and Canberra are our internal hospitals. You can use Private Health Insurance at all these locations and also choose to have either IV sedation or LA at other certain locations. We also offer a significantly lower price point for clients without Private Health Insurance.

Depending on your level of private hospital insurance and your excess, you could pay just a $50 vasectomy booking fee. If you would like to learn more about the different options available to you and what your out-of-pocket cost might be, please complete and follow the guidance on our “Booking Now” page.

Female tubal ligation is a more complex procedure as it involves the use of general anaesthetic and requires several scalpel incisions. The downtime and recovery period after the procedure is much longer as a result.

A vasectomy should always be considered an irreversible procedure. However, an operation to reconnect the vas deferens is possible. However, it’s important to note that a vasectomy reversal is very expensive, not normally covered by health insurance and doesn’t have a 100% success rate.

A vasectomy is the most effective permanent method of contraception and the procedure has a success rate of approximately 99.9%.

No, having a vasectomy has no direct impact on your sexual function or desire. It also doesn’t affect your production of testosterone, your ability to get an erection or to ejaculate semen.

Risks or complications from having a vasectomy are rare. However, it is important to note that any surgical procedure carries risks and your doctor will talk you through any possible risks and complications before carrying out the procedure.

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