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Medical Insurance BC

All international students are required to present proof that they have medical insurance in effect at the time of enrollment. If you have insurance, please submit this form.

International students must present proof of active medical insurance before registering for classes. International students are eligible for provincially subsidized public health insurance in Canada.

About BC Medical Services Plan (MSP)

In B.C., this insurance is called the Medical Services Plan or MSP. It typically covers the cost of medically necessary insured doctor services. International students are required to pay premiums as part of their health-care coverage. Apply for MSP Online soon after you arrive.*

* Coverage begins after three months. International students are advised to apply upon arrival.

Learn more about MSP eligibility.

Learn more about how to apply for MSP.

Please visit the Government of BC website for additional information.


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