International students are required to have health insurance, and they can also take out supplemental insurance. Here are the possibilities offered at HEC Montréal.
International students are automatically registered for medical insurance from Sun Life Financial, which is provided by HEC Montréal. The cost is applied to your school fees.
In case you are a student holding a diplomatic visa, you can obtain an exemption if
If you qualify for an exemption, the initial Sun Life Financial insurance premium will be reimbursed to you. Just send proof of your eligibility (RAMQ) to HEC en ligne before the deadline for tuition fee payments.
Although the School does not insist upon it, students are free to opt for supplemental insurance. This type of insurance can work well for items that are not covered by Sun Life Financial or RAMQ, such as dental, optometry and long-term travel. These areas are also covered by some private insurers.
|International students eligible for RAMQ||Other International students|
|RAMQ only – basic coverage, excluding dental and optometry services (no cost)|
|RAMQ with ASÉQ supplemental – health and dental or one option (max. $393.92)|
|RAMQ and other supplemental insurance (costs vary)|
|Sun Life – including 60-day travel insurance ($658)|
|Sun Life with ASÉQ supplemental – dental only ($1,029.92)|
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