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For new international students

Medical Insurance Self-Assessment

For international students

BCIT's medical insurance requirement

International students must submit proof of adequate medical insurance coverage before being permitted to enrol in a program at BCIT, and must maintain medical insurance coverage at all times while a student at BCIT.

Select the scenario below that best describes your personal situation for detailed information to help you understand your responsibilities regarding medical insurance versus what actions BCIT may be taking on your behalf.

If you have additional questions after reviewing the information and relevant links shared below, please contact us at international.medical@bcit.ca and include your BCIT student number. We will be happy to assist!

Select your scenario for more information

I already have BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) or other basic medical insurance to cover my first 3 months in Canada and I am enrolling in:

I do not have basic medical insurance to cover my first 3 months in Canada and I am enrolling in:

Medical insurance scenarios for new international students