Blue Cross Visitors Insurance

If you are a permanent resident, foreign student, or foreign worker, or if you have applied for a super visa, Blue Cross Visitors Insurance is available to you to cover emergency medical costs until your provincial health coverage starts. Until your provincial health coverage is confirmed, Blue Cross offers you the protection to cover unexpected emergencies. With a health insurance plan from Blue Cross, you can protect your health and your finances.


  • immigrants or permanent residents
  • foreign workers in Canada who possess a work permit
  • foreign students in Canada who possess a study permit
  • Canadian citizens returning home after a long absence
  • visitors to Canada
  • covered persons must be a minimum of 31 days old and a maximum of 79 years old at the time of the insurance purchase


  • $50,000, $100,000 or $150,000 for emergency medical care
  • Hospitalization fees for a semi-private room
  • Professional fees for nurses and physicians required for emergency medical treatment
  • Up to $2,000 for emergency dental treatment as a result of an accident
  • Emergency home return by air ambulance or commercial flight with a medical escort
  • Up to $1,500 for accommodation and meals if your return is delayed due to a medical emergency
  • Professional services by a physiotherapist, chiropodist, chiropractor, osteopath, or podiatrist when medically necessary and prescribed by the attending physician
  • Trip break (when the duration of your stay in Canada is a minimum of 365 days)