Super Visa Insurance FAQ’S

What are the requirements to apply for a Super Visa?

  • To apply you need to meet the income requirements and also need to provide proof of income for the same which can be your notice of assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on your last tax return.
  • You need to provide a letter of invitation to invite your grandparents/parents to visit you in Canada.
  • A minimum of $100,000 emergency medical travel insurance is mandatory to show for a period of one year for each parent/grandparent.


Can I buy Super Visa Insurance from my home country?

The government of Canada requires visitors with a super visa to have emergency medical insurance for Canadian Insurance companies as visitors to Canada are not covered by a GHIP (Government Health Insurance Plan).

When should I buy Super Visa medical insurance?

It is best to apply for a Super Visa when your date of arrival to Canada is confirmed as to buy the policy you need to provide a tentative travel date as an actual date can vary as you can change the date any number of times. Mainly your Super visa insurance will start when you leave the country of residence.

Can I apply for a Super Visa if my parents and/or grandparents are already in Canada?

Yes, It can be possible to get an insurance policy all need to fulfill the requirements that are the same except the super visa application that is required to submit in Canada to the Calgary office of Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

What is the time period of Super Visa medical insurance?

Mainly it is valid for one full year. But there are companies that have a cover for one and a half years or two full years as well. To ensure the same you need to refer to the plan details of each company’s policy wording booklet.

Can I buy Visitor to Canada insurance if I have pre-existing medical conditions?

Yes, it can be possible if you choose a policy that covers pre-existing conditions, then you will be covered for it.

If required Can I cancel the medical insurance policy?

Most of the super visa plans can be cancelled and the premium amount can be refunded before the effective date of the policy all you need to pay administrative charges. Depending upon the company partial refunds are also available in case the insured goes back to the home country before completion of one year.

Can I choose any hospital under this insurance?

According to insurance policy terms and conditions, there are no limitations where you seek medical service in Canada, as long as the amount charged by the providers is usual.

Is it possible to extend the super visa insurance terms?

Yes, it is possible to extend the “visitors Insurance policies”. You just need to call us prior to the expiration of the policy. To extend you must be in good health and should not have any pending Super Visa.

Can I pay the premium monthly?

No, monthly premiums are not acceptable you need to pay the annual premium in one lump sum payment.

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