Protect yourself against the emergency medical costs of unexpected accident or sickness while in Canada. One day in hospital can cost as much as $5,000!
For visitors, landed immigrants, returning Canadians and work/student visas
The Parent and Grandparent Super Visa (PG-1) is a special Temporary Resident Visa option for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit their family in Canada. These PG-1 Visa holders may be eligible to visit for up to 2 years without the need to renew their visa status and can be renewable up to a total period of 10 years.
To obtain a Parent or Grandparent Super Visa for Canada, visa applicants must have valid emergency medical travel insurance from a Canadian insurance company. Super Visa applicants need to provide proof that they have emergency medical travel insurance valid for a minimum of 1 year that:
Insurance for Canadian residents with provincial healthcare traveling outside of their province of residence or outside of Canada. Provincial health insurance covers only a small portion of the cost of a medical emergency while you are traveling. For example, a 5-day hospital stay in Florida can result in charges of $50,000 or more. Your provincial plan would likely reimburse $5,000 or less, leaving you with a bill for more than $40,000! Ontario has recently introduced changes that will result in there being no OHIP coverage when residents of Ontario travel outside of Canada.