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Travel insurance
for visitors to Canada

Whether it's for work, for school, to spend time with family living here or simply to discover the country, make sure you are well protected for your next trip to Canada.
Insurance for visitors to Canada covers emergency medical and dental costs in case of illness or accident.
Visitor to Canada

Visitor to Canada

Who should buy visitors to Canada insurance?

  • Tourists visiting from another country
  • Foreign students and international workers
  • Canadians who are returning to the country and newcomers who are awaiting admissibility to provincial health coverage
  • Individuals applying for a super visa

Our coverage options for emergency medical coverage:

$50,000, $100,000 or $150,000

Each option includes:
  • Physicians’ fees, prescription drugs and hospitalization fees for a semi-private room
  • Emergency repatriation to the home country or province by air ambulance or commercial flight with a medical escort
  • Up to $2,000 for emergency dental treatment following an accident
  • Up to $1,000 for accommodation and meals if your return is delayed due to a medical emergency
  • Up to $300 per profession for specialized services prescribed by a physician (physiotherapy, chiropractic, osteopathy, podiatry)
  • Covers side trips outside of Canada*

* Side trips must be shorter in duration than the total trip duration in Canada and it excludes country of origin.


See the sample travel insurance policy for more information.

Why visitors to Canada prefer Blue Cross

A brand recognized worldwide.
More than 75 years of experience in travel insurance.
Blue Cross travel assistance available 24/7 and in 140 languages.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS – In accordance with official government recommendations, and given the limited availability of medical resources worldwide, it is imperative that all travellers currently abroad return to Canada as soon as possible.

NOTICE TO INSURED PERSONS – To allow us to respond to urgent requests from travellers currently abroad and to reduce waiting times, please contact us by phone only if your trip is scheduled to take place in less than 72 hours.

SUSPENSION OF SALES – In order to contribute to collective efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to suspend sales of new travel insurance policies until further notice. This decision stems from our desire to protect the health and wellness of our insureds.

See our FAQ for quick answers to your questions.