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Benefits and features

Straight forward and simple

  • Apply quickly and easily online or over the phone.
  • Get cover within minutes.

Get money paid quickly

  • Get up to $10,000 in advance for funeral expenses.
  • Get a lump sum payment of up to $1 million.

Connect with leading medical specialists

  • Connect with over 50,000 leading medical specialists around the world through Best Doctors®.
  • There's no extra cost for this service. For more information visit Best Doctor service.

The NAB Essentials range

Product What’s it for Key Benefits How to apply
NAB Essential Life
  • Financial support for your loved ones if you’re diagnosed with a terminal illness or die.
  • Help cover things like home loan repayments, funeral costs, school fees and everyday expenses. Allows you to maintain a certain level of lifestyle.
  • Get up to $1 million of cover.
  • No medical examination required.
  • Funeral expenses cover—in advance—of up to $10,000.
  • Lump sum payment.
  • Access to Best Doctors®.
Get a quote and apply now.
NAB Essential Injury
  • Insurance to help you get back on your feet if you have an injury that compels you to get help to look after yourself. There’s also additional insurance if you have a fracture.
  • Get cover up to $200,000 to help you financially.
  • Easy plan-based options to help you choose the right level of cover.
  • No medical examinations.
  • Your partner can be added to your policy.
  • Insurance continues up to age 75.
  • Claim as many times as you need within the maximum amount of cover.
  • Access to Best Doctors®.
Find out more about NAB Essential Injury, get a quote and apply.
NAB Essential Critical Illness

A lumpsum payment if you suffer and survive from a critical condition:

  • Cancer- excluding specified early stage cancers
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Heart attack- with evidence of severe heart muscle damage
  • Major Head Trauma
  • Severe Burns, or
  • Stroke- in the brain and of specified severity.
  • Get cover up to $500,000 to help you financially through recovery.
  • Easy over-the-phone application.
  • No medical examinations required.
  • Access to Best Doctors®.
Call
1300 133 252
to get a quote and apply.

What you need to know

1. I’m a NAB customer so why am I being offered a product by MLC?

MLC Limited (MLC) is the insurer and the issuer of NAB Essentials and has been providing life insurance to Australians for over 125 years.

2. What is Aegon?

Aegon Insights Australia Pty Ltd ("Aegon") specialises in the marketing and distribution of life risk insurance products. Aegon have been authorised by MLC to administer life insurance policies and deal with claims on behalf of MLC. For more information, view Aegon Financial Services Guide (PDF, 51KB).

3. How do NAB, MLC and Aegon fit in together?

MLC is the insurer and is the issuer of the NAB Essentials suite of insurances (which has been branded and distributed by NAB). MLC Limited uses the MLC brand under licence. MLC Limited is part of the Nippon Life Insurance Group and not a part of the NAB Group of Companies. Aegon administers the policies and deal with claims on behalf of MLC.

4. Who collects my information?

When applying for NAB Essentials insurance, Aegon will be collecting your information as agent for MLC. The MLC privacy policy, which is available at www.mlcinsurance.com.au/privacy-policy, sets out how MLC collect, use and manage your information. You can find a copy of the MLC Privacy notification in the NAB Essentials Product Disclosure Statement (PDF, 478KB). Aegon have an agreement with MLC under which Aegon agrees to strictly adhere to MLC’s privacy and security standards.

5. What type of information is collected?

When applying for NAB Essentials insurance, we will ask you to disclose personal information including your address and date of birth. We’ll also ask you to respond to a limited number of lifestyle and health related questions.

6. I have a query about NAB Essentials: who do I call?

If you have a question or query please call 1300 411 535 between 8am - 7pm, Mon-Fri (AEST/AEDT).

7. What do I do if I want to change my level of cover?

With NAB Essentials, your policy is flexible. If you want to change your cover all you need to do is call 1300 411 535 between 8am - 7pm, Mon-Fri (AEST/AEDT).

8. I’m having trouble with my premium payments: what do I do?

If you're experiencing trouble with your premiums—for example, if you’ve missed one—please call us on 1300 411 535 between 8am - 7pm, Mon-Fri (AEST/AEDT) and we'll work something out.

9. Who deals with my claim?

Aegon will handle claims on behalf of MLC. MLC oversees the claims process to ensure that claims are managed as quickly as possible.

10. Can this form be part of my Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF)?

Essentials is not offered through an SMSF. If you choose to purchase an Essentials product, premiums cannot be paid through your SMSF.

How to make a claim

Important information

Terms & Conditions

  • Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.
  • For more information on the NAB Essentials range, call us on 1300 133 252 or read the NAB Essentials Product Disclosure Statement (PDF, 478KB).
  • If you’d like more comprehensive and individually tailored insurance, speak to a NAB Financial Planner on 1300 558 863.
  • Through MLC, policyholders with NAB Essential Life, NAB Essential Injury, NAB Essential Critical Illness and NAB Accidental Death can access Best Doctors®.
  • You can only have one policy for each NAB Essentials insurance. If you’re an existing customer, please call 1300 133 252.
  • MLC Limited (MLC) ABN 90 000 000 402, AFSL 230694 is the insurer and issuer of this insurance NAB Essentials which has been branded and distributed by National Australia Bank Limited ABN 12 004 044 937 AFSL and Australian Credit Licence 230686 (NAB).
  • MLC Limited may pay benefits to NAB and its related bodies corporate for the distribution of this product.
  • This insurance is not a deposit with, a liability of, or guaranteed by NAB. MLC Limited uses the MLC brand under licence. MLC Limited is part of the Nippon Life Insurance Group and not a part of the NAB Group of Companies. Any financial advice in this notice is general only and has not been prepared having regard to your personal circumstances. You should consider your personal circumstances before acting on any advice in this notice. You should consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement available at nab.com.au or by phoning 1300 133 252 before deciding whether to acquire or continue to hold the product.
  • Please note that if you click 'Get a quote', you’ll be re-directed from NAB's website to a NAB-branded website operated and controlled by Aegon Insights Australia Pty Ltd ("Aegon") who has been authorised by MLC to arrange life insurance contracts and deal with claims on MLC’s behalf. By clicking ‘Get a quote’ you acknowledge that NAB does not accept responsibility for the operation of the Aegon website. View Aegon Financial Services Guide (PDF, 51KB).

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