Health insurance

Health Insurance for Students

Will you need a health coverage if you study in Canada?

This is the most important question you must try to know before travelling to Canada. The Government of Canada doesn’t pay for the medical costs of foreign students.

Health coverage for foreign students is different depending on where you live. Contact the school you are applying to for more information about health insurance. Any province or territory that offer free health care to international students may require a period of residency in Canada. This coverage do not cover dentists, chiropractors, physiotherapy and other similar medical services.

In some parts of Canadian provinces there is no free health coverage for international students, henceforth, university or college is asking students to buy private medical insurance. * Health coverage is provided by University Health Insurance Plan in Ontario province Some facts to know-Canada has An app called Maple that connect to a doctor online or by telephone for medical care.