Short term emergency medical coverage for international students

The right coverage for your new life.

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Easier to use.

  • Ideal for international students in Canada for up to 6 months
  • Provides coverage for medical and dental emergencies that occur while you are studying in Canada
  • No deductible to pay once you’ve bought your insurance
  • Emergency coverage follows you if you decide to travel during your studies
  • Coverage also available for your spouse and children too

Easier to buy.

  • Buy your insurance online
  • There’s no medical questionnaire to fill out

What’s covered?

Emergency services


Emergency medical expenses

Up to $2 million

Hospital stay

Up to 60 days per sickness or injury

Paramedical services

Up to $500 per profession

Medical diagnostic tests

Laboratory tests and X-rays

Counselling following a trauma

Up to 6 sessions

Psychiatric treatment

Up to $10,000 when admitted to hospital, and up to $1,000 for outpatient consultations

Travel costs for a companion to be with you while you are hospitalized

Up to $5,000 for round-trip airfare and living expenses

Flying you to your home country for immediate medical care

Up to $5,000 for one-way airfare

Treating dental accidents

Up to $4,000


Non-emergency services


Outpatient costs or complications related to pregnancy

Up to $1,000

Replacing or repairing a corrective device due to defect, theft or malfunctioning

Up to $1,000

Psychologist fees

Up to $500

Annual medical examination and related laboratory tests

Up to $100 (in policies of 180 days or more)

Consultation and prescription related to a ‘morning after pill’

Up to $100 (in policies of 180 days or more)

Eye examination by an optometrist or an ophthalmologist

Up to $100 (in policies of 180 days or more)


See how this coverage compares to Student Health Coverage


We focus on emergencies so you can focus on the day-to-day.



International Student Emergency Travel Insurance - Policy