Super Visa Medical Insurance

What is Super Visa Medical Insurance?

Parents or grandparents traveling to Canada to visit family members can travel using a Canadian Super Visa. This allows parents or grandparents to stay in Canada for up to two years without renewing their Visa status. Before obtaining a Super Visa, however, travelers from other countries must first purchase sufficient Super Visa medical insurance. This will cover any costs associated with healthcare and hospitalization during their stay in Canada.

How Does Super Visa Medical Insurance Work?

In order to be eligible for a Super Visa, you must be a parent or grandparent of a family member who is a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada. You will also need to meet a number of other requirements set out by the Canadian government. These requirements include proving that your child or grandchild meets a minimum income threshold, and proving that you have sufficient Canadian medical insurance.

In addition to purchasing the minimum amount of health insurance required to obtain a Canadian Super Visa, many travelers will choose to purchase additional coverage in order to ensure the best protection for their health and finances during their stay in Canada.

Super Visa Insurance Requirements

In order to be granted a Super Visa, the following criteria must be met:

  1. Canadian Super Visa insurance must be issued by a registered insurance company in Canada and be valid for at least one year
  2. It must provide at least $100,000 worth of coverage, including coverage for hospitalization, healthcare, and repatriation.
  3. It must also be valid each time you enter Canada, and it must be available for review by border agents. This means that you need to finalize the details of your Super Visa medical insurance before entering Canada.

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Last updated Feb 21, 2017