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Types of Health Insurance available for international students in Canada

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    Types of Health Insurance available for international students in Canada

    As we all know that Canada is a hub of international students as it provides a good education facility. But as international students don’t pay tax to the Canadian government, they are the beneficiary of free medicare in Canada. So here comes the importance of taking health insurance while being an international student in Canada if you don’t want to pay out of your pocket in case of any medicare. Some of the types of health insurance available for international students in Canada are:

    • Pre arrival health insurance: It is offered to the students who are about to arrive in Canada for further studies. Some people may face difficulty regarding their health with complete change in their atmosphere. So to resolve this issue this health insurance is offered to them. 
    • International student health insurance: This is the proper health insurance available for the students who are staying in Canada regarding studies. It covers all the types of medical related insurance of a student. So in case of any kind of medical emergency during his/ her student hood era, it doesn’t feel heavy on his pocket. 
    • Medical Insurance with add ons: THe above mentioned insurance covers all the general possibilities which a student can face during his/ her period in Canada. But in medical insurance with addons, it includes any special condition which a student is facing or feared of getting. It helps in being prepared for facing the problem with ease in any special kind of medical situation.

    So these are some general types of medical insurance which is offered to a student. So in case of any kind of medical emergency it doesn’t feel heavy on its pocket.