International

Medical insurance

As an International student, you are required to have medical insurance for the entire time of your studies at UFV. UFV International ensures that you are enrolled in the appropriate medical insurance plan.

Basic insurance in British Columbia

If you are staying in the province of British Columbia for more than six months, UFV International will enroll you in the BC Medical Services Plan (MSP).

The waiting period to receive MSP coverage is approximately three months. During this waiting period, UFV International will enroll you in a comprehensive private medical insurance plan, designed for the needs of international students.

Insurance for exchange students studying at UFV

If you are an exchange student studying for less than 6 months in BC, you are required to enroll in the comprehensive private health insurance plan provided by UFV. If you are an exchange student studying for more than 6 months in BC, you are required to enroll in the comprehensive private medical insurance plan provided by UFV for the first 3 months and then the BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) for the remainder of your studies at UFV. UFV International will automatically enroll you in the appropraite coverage. 

Student Union Health and Dental Plan

If you are registering for the Fall semester, you will be enrolled in the SUS Health and Dental Plan provided by Student Care. You pay $215.59 for premiums and this extended medical insurance policy is valid for a year. 

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