Things you need to know
Newcomers and long-term visitors flock to Canada annually but are not covered under provincial health care plans. Proof of travel insurance prior to entering the country is not only a mandatory requirement by the federal government, it is also a sensible way to avoid being burdened by the financial repercussions of health care expenses.
Canada’s health care system boasts affordable and quality health care that immigrants, international students and parents and grandparents can access with comprehensive Super Visa coverage for emergency treatment and medical care.
Access Canada’s world-class health care system with Travel Insurance for immigrants and long-term visitors
- With minimum coverage of $100,000, Super Visa travel insurance is a convenient option for parents and grandparents of Canadian residents and international students.
- International applicants staying in the country for more than two years without having to renew their status need to provide proof of private emergency medical insurance, valid for at least one year, from a Canadian insurance company.
- Private medical insurance must cover emergency medical care, hospitalization and repatriation.
- The policy pays reasonable and customary charges for eligible expenses resulting from an unexpected medical emergency occurring during the period of coverage.
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