Medical Coverage and Health Care
Local students are obligated to provide a copy of their medical insurance and liability coverage on the first day of classes at Equilibrium School. All international students are required to provide proof of medical insurance and liability coverage before being admitted to Equilibrium School.
Equilibrium School is able to help you obtain a medical and liability insurance coverage before arriving in Calgary.
Our school can arrange medical insurance for you through guard.me international insurance starting on the day of your travel to Canada.
Our school will help you apply for the medical and liability insurance coverage with guard.me international insurance at the discounted rate.
International students, who intend to stay in Alberta for 12 consecutive months or more, are eligible for Alberta Health Care Insurance coverage. When applying, you must submit a copy of your Study Permit with your application form.
In addition to Alberta Health Care Insurance coverage our school can help you to obtain coverage offered in conjuction with provincial healthcare called the Healthcare-Top Up Plan through guard.me plus Canada.
Who is Eligible for Alberta Health Care?
An eligible resident of Alberta is a person who is:
- Legally entitled to be or to remain in Canada and makes his/her permanent home in Alberta;
- Committed to being physically present in Alberta for at least 183 days in a 12 month period;
- Not claiming residency or obtaining benefits under a claim of residency in another province, territory or country;
- Any other person deemed by the regulations to be a resident not including a tourist, transient or visitor to Alberta.
NOTE: Individuals coming to Alberta on visas or permits from Citizenship and Immigration Canada may be eligible for AHCIP coverage, depending on the type of immigration document they have, the length of time on the document and their commitment to reside in Alberta for 12 consecutive months. Please see the following link for more info:
If you will be in Alberta for less than 12 consecutive months, you are not eligible for the Alberta Health Care Insurance program, and you are required to find alternate medical insurance and liability coverage.
Our school will help you apply for the medical and liability insurance coverage with:
at the discounted rate.
The health Insurance fee is non refundable and non-transferable after coverage begins.