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How to use your Int'l Health Insurance Plan

Brown Student Services Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G3, CA

International BrownStudents:

Int'l Grad Students: Health Insurance Info-Session

Thomson House 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

International Graduate Students:

Int'l Grad Students: Health Insurance Info-Session

Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

International Graduate Students:

Want to know more about your
International Health Insurance Plan?

Anastasia - our Health Insurance Plan Administrator, will be on hand to cover such topics as:

International Student Health Insurance

Keeping you healthy

McGill requires all international students* and their accompanying dependents to participate in the compulsory McGill International Health Insurance Plan

Immigration documents

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. 

Renewing immigration documents

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.


Montreal summers are humid and range from warm to hot with an average Temperature of 22-30 °C. Spring and fall can be mild, but pone to drastic temperature changes. Late season heat waves and even snow storms in November and April are possible. Winter in Montreal usually brings cold, snowy, windy, and, at times, icy weather.

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International Student Services is pleased to assist all undergraduate & graduate degree students, post-doctoral fellows, exchange students and other students who have opted in to Student Services feesContinuing Studies students must contact the School of Continuing Studies.