Medical insurance for Indian students in the US or US students in India

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US health insurance for Indian students

While in the US students may need emergency medical care and therefore it is recommended that students stay insured. Indian students in the US can buy medical insurance at our website. Health benefits such as hospitalization expenses, emergency medical evacuation, dental treatment... are covered by these health plans.

It is true that all universities have insurance coverage available, however the plans that we offer are cheaper with similar coverage.

Indian students in the US

The most recent annual "Open Doors" report on international students in the US indicates that Indian students numbering over 186,000 contribute about 17% to the total number of international students. US colleges are known worldwide for their academic and research rigor. It is estimated that approximately 30% of all international student in the world are either studying or have applied to study in the USA with Indians constituting the second largest nationality. It is a wonderful opportunity for Indian students to study under noble laureates and renowned scholars from across the world who teach in American universities. Given the cost of healthcare in USA, it is important to buy travel health insurance for indian students in usa.

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Not on a F1 visa? Please review these other visa categories

J1 visa holders

Insurance for Indians Exchange scholars satisfying visa requirements

F2 dependents

Insurance plans for dependents of an F1 visa holders

Tourist Visa

Health insurance plans for Indian citizens visiting USA on vacation

J2 dependents

Insurance for Indian J2 visa dependants satisfying visa requirements

OPT Status within F1 visa

Insurance plans for Indian students on OPT status

US Students in India

Insurance plans for US students studying in India

F1 visa information

The F1 visa process for Indian students will begin by choosing a US school/college/university to pursue their studies. If your application is accepted you will get Form I-20 from the DSO (Designated School Official) and you have to pay I-901 SEVIS receipt. An individual ID number will be given to you and the details will be added to the SEVIS database. The Form I-20 is received by the students only after the school enters the information in to the SEVIS database. After the Form I-20 is received, you will be scheduled for the "Initial
  • International students in the US on a F1 visa should have International Student Health Insurance USA.
  • Most colleges offer insurance plans, however they are quite expensive.
  • The plans on our website are offered by reputed US providers, provide similar coverage, are more affordable and popular among international students.
  • Groups of 2 or more students enrolled in a university can view the "GROUP INSURANCE QUOTES"
  • The student group insurance quotes are available with discounted premium.

Documentation for F1 visa in the USA

  • Form I-20 received from the DSO
  • SEVIS I-901 Receipt
  • Signed Passport ( it should be valid for 6 months after the entry into the US)
  • Transcripts or Diplomas from current or previous institutions
  • Description of the Program of Study
  • information about the accommodation in the USA
  • Evidence to support that there is sufficient funds to cover tuition and living expenses
  • The local embassy might ask for additional documents like DS-156, DS-157A, DS-158A

Documents you should submit upon arrival in the USA

  • Form I-20 signed by the DSO of the School you are going to attend
  • I-94 Form
  • A valid visa which should consist SEVIS Id number and the name of the school
  • Financial documents
  • A valid passport

Information for US students studying in India

India is one of the more recent countries that US students are choosing to study in. The country has much to offer to US students being one of the oldest civilizations in the world, India impresses for its ability to celebrate human diversity in all its forms. With its population of 1.25 billion, India is home to over 15% of the global population. Along with being an old civilization, India is also an technology powerhouse with a vibrant information technology industry, and is home to the research centers for many of the global companies. US students will find an Indian experience enriching both for it cultural experience as well as the opportunity to live in one of the 21st century economic growth centers. US students while studying in India need to make sure that they have proper health insurance which will work in India. There are excellent healthcare facilities in India which match western standards, but can be expensive if one is not insured.

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