Health Insurance – International Students

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Health Insurance – International Students

By Senate regulation, all international students (full-time, part-time, half-time, additional session, Special, Exchange and Visiting) and their accompanying dependants must participate in the University's compulsory International Student Health Insurance Plan. The University and the Quebec Ministry of Education require a copy of your proof of health insurance on file. You must pick up an International Health Insurance card from Enrolment Services upon your arrival at McGill University.

Students who meet certain criteria may be eligible for an exemption. If you believe you are eligible, you must present valid documentation proving eligibility to Enrolment Services before the deadline.

  • Enrolment Services
  • Service Point
  • 3415 McTavish Street
  • Montreal (QC) H3A 1Y1

For enrolment procedures and details on the health insurance plan, consult the website: For information concerning rates, see

All inquiries related to this University policy must be directed to International Student Services:

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)