Medical Insurance in British Columbia
You must have comprehensive health and accident insurance during your stay in British Columbia. You must show proof of insurance coverage before starting classes. The BC Medical Services Plan is available to students who have been in Canada for at least 3 months. The current rate is $54 per month.
Consequently, you must buy private medical insurance for the first three months of your visit. It is best to buy insurance before you leave home. If you prefer, the Vancouver English Centre will arrange medical insurance for you. The cost is CAN$60 per month. To have your medical insurance arranged by the Vancouver English Centre, you must pay for it when applying for admission. Insurance fees are not refundable. Students are only covered by insurance while they are enrolled in a course at the Vancouver English Centre. Your coverage will end when you leave the school.
The Vancouver English Centre will not be responsible in any way for any claims related to medical insurance. The Vancouver English Centre will not be liable in any way to the student for loss, damage, or injury to persons or property howsoever caused.
British Columbia Medical Services Plan
To apply for the British Columbia Medical Services Plan, you must: