International students are automatically signed up for medical insurance, offered by Sun Life Financial. Premiums shall be billed from the first day of registration. Insurance coverage is mandatory, except in cases where students qualify for an exemption.
To obtain your card, download the impression guide. You can also use the My Sun Life app, which can be accessed one week after your first insurance premium is paid. If you are not on the insurer’s list of covered students, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Before exchange students arrive in Quebec, they will receive an email containing the terms of payment that apply to them.
|Sessions covered||Period covered||Premiums
|Regular students (except MBAs)|
|Fall admission||F + W + S||From August 16 to August 15||$658|
|Winter admission||W + S||From January 1 to August 15||$434|
|Summer admission||S||From May 1 to August 15||$269|
|F + W + S||From August 15 to September 30||$736|
|Fall and Winter||F + W||From August 16 to May 31||$590|
|Fall||F||From August 16 to December 31||$367|
|Winter||W||From January 1 to May 15||$367|
|Newly permanent residents or postdocs|
|Continuous coverage||3-month waiting period to receive a Health Insurance Card||$238|
Will you be interrupting your studies or dropping courses? It is important to keep your insurance coverage. It is also mandatory for those residing in Quebec.
Simply present your insurance card to your healthcare provider.
Your Sun Life Financial card can also be used to pay for prescription medications at the pharmacy. Just present your card and the cost will be waived.
Visit the Sun Life Financial information page to submit and track your claim
Expect up to three weeks for reimbursements to be processed.
I paid my insurance premiums and I have received my card, but Sun Life Financial (or my healthcare provider) says I’m not insured. What do I do?
Don’t worry, you’re insured. Email us at email@example.com and we will promptly confirm your registration.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org