International Health Insurance Premiums
2012-2013 Academic year
Mandatory for ALL international students
All non-Canadians coming to McGill must obtain ALL 3 of the documents below to study legally in Quebec (and Canada) if enrolled in a program lasting 6 months or longer. Programs shorter than six months (e.g.
If you're a current McGill student and would like to be a Buddy to a new international student, please fill out the form below. Be sure to click "Submit" at the bottom of the form to finalize your request. For further information, contact ISS.
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If you're an international student and would like to apply for a Buddy, please fill out the form below. Be sure to click "Submit" at the bottom of the form to finalize your request. For further information, contact ISS.
When you arrive at Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (or other air/land Canadian port of entry), a Canadian customs officer will verify your passport and your entry visa (if you need one), and your letter of acceptance, and will ask you a few questions about the purpose of your visit to Canada.
Please find below the International Health Insurance (IHI) Handbook:
- Health Insurance Claim Form - Extended Health Care Benefits
To be used to claim reimbursement after having paid for eligible medical expense. Original receipts must accompany this form.
McGill's International Health Insurance plan is mandatory for all students, regardless of their country of origin or any other insurance policies they may hold. Learn more here.
Once you arrive in Canada, keep copies of all important documents (e.g. Passport, Study Permit, CAQ, Health Insurance Card, etc.) in a safe place, and take note of your documents' expiry dates.