Student insurance plans for US students outside the USA and foreign students in USA

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  • American students studying outside the US can buy these student travel medical insurance plans.
  • International student insurance plans are cheaper than you might expect!
  • Groups of 2 or more students enrolled in a university can view the "Group insurance quotes".
  • Travel tips for "US students studying abroad ".
US travel health insurance providers have student plans suitable for US students studying abroad. It is very important for US students traveling outside of the United States to have a suitable health insurance plan to cover them for any sickness or unexpected injury. The following are Four popular international student plans. Students can also use our compare facility to view more plans if needed.
Each of the plans vary slightly in terms of benefits and price. If the University has any specific requirements, please feel free to contact us on the phone or by email. Students can buy best student travel insurance plans online without any additional paperwork. After completing the transaction, the customer will receive a confirmation email from insurance provider instantly which will have the ID Card and policy details attached to it. Click here for popular countries for US Students study abroad.

Student group travel insurance

If more than two students are traveling overseas, you can buy the student group insurance plan. Buying a group insurance plan makes it easier to administer the plan as well as works out to be cheaper than buying individual student travel plans.

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Popular plans for different student categories






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The students must be pursuing their education outside their home country
  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible $100
  • $5k (high school sports)
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • $5k pre-existing conditions coverage for US citizens only
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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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  • Maximum coverage $300,000
  • Deductible $50
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity  80% covered for maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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  • Maximum coverage $1,000,000
  • Deductible $25
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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Insurance for International Students (F1 Visa)

International students often purchase their health insurance in the University. While this is most popular and convenient, it is often expensive. The plans offered on our website are cheaper and provide comparable coverage. You can compare the plans that we offer by getting quotes which also shows the coverage details. We can facilitate getting the insurance waiver form completed if required by your college.

These plans are also available for international students with M1 Visa taking part in vocational or technical training.

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  • Student Secure Select, Patriot Exchange and Student Health Advantage Platinum do not provide coverage for wellness/routine and preventive care services.
  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible
  • Incidental home country 15 days per three months
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage available
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  • Maximum coverage $300,000
  • Deductible $50
  • Incidental home country 15 days per three months
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   80% covered
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months Know More
  • Maximum coverage $1,000,000
  • Deductible $25
  • Incidental home country up to a cumulative 14 days
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months Know More
  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions covered with creditable coverage
  • Preventive care services available Know More
  • Maximum coverage $250,000
  • Deductible $90
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Includes Mental health


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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible $50
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months

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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible $100
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Plan cover for dependents, Sports, can be purchased for J2 only
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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Covers one physical exam


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  • Maximum coverage $50,000
  • Deductible $0
  • Great coverage for a great price.

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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible $100
  • Plan can be purchased even if the F1 visa or J1 visa holder is not covered under this plan.
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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible $0
  • Always eligible for purchase no matter what age and how long a person has been in the US
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Insurance coverage for F2 or J2 Visa holders

Spouse and Childrens of F1 and J1 visa holders are issued the F2 and J2 visas respectively. While J1 visa holders have insurance requirements mandated by the US consulate, given the high health care costs in the US, it is prudent for F2 and J2 visa holders to also have proper insurance coverage.
  • Maximum coverage $50,000
  • Deductible $0
  • Great coverage for a great price.

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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible $0
  • Always eligible for purchase no matter what age and how long a person has been in the US
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  • Maximum coverage $300,000
  • Deductible $50
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months, sports and maternity is also covered
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Plan options for students in OPT status

International students on the F1 visa are allowed to enroll for optional practical training(OPT). This allows students to work off campus, or work without being enrolled for coursework in the university. Since students in this OPT visa status are not enrolled in coursework, they will be ineligible for some student insurance plans.
  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible $50
  • $5,000 for Noncontact Amateur Sports

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  • Maximum coverage $300,000
  • Deductible $50
  • $5,000 maximum per injury or illness medical expenses only

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  • Maximum coverage $1,000,000
  • Deductible $25
  • Provide Adventure Sports Rider upto $50,000 lifetime maximum.
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  • Maximum coverage
  • Deductible
  • Sports related injuries are covered.
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Not on a F1 visa? Please review these other visa categories

J1 visa holders

Insurance for Exchange scholars satisfying visa requirements

F2 dependents

Insurance plans for dependents of an F1 visa holders

J2 dependents

Insurance for J2 visa dependants satisfying visa requirements

OPT Status within F1 visa

Insurance plans for students on OPT status

Obamacare for international students in US

Do international students in the US have to comply by the Affordable care act (ACA) rules? The individual mandate of the ACA is being repealed by the Trump administration, however this repeal comes into effect from December 31 2018. In any case, since international students are considered as Non Residents, they are not required to comply by ACA commonly known as Obamacare. However if the student has been in the US for more than Five years, the ACA rule will come into effect.

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International student health insurance

Students when they travel outside their home country to study along with the university academic experience also get an opportunity to experience a new culture and to see different parts of the world and meet new people with varied backgrounds. However when you are outside your home country you are also vulnerable to fall sick given the new living environment, cuisine and weather. Your domestic health insurance may not cover you in a foreign country therefore a good student health insurance plan is necessary to keep you secure in the event of a medical emergency.

Following are the list of popular countries where international students and US students visit to pursue their studies.

Nationalities of large international student groups in the US

bangladesh student medical insurance
Bangladesh
brazil student medical insurance
Brazil
canada student medical insurance
Canada
china student medical insurance
China
colombia student medical insurance
Colombia
germany student medical insurance
Germany
france student medical insurance
France
hongkong student medical insurance
Hong Kong
india student medical insurance
India
indonesia student medical insurance
Indonesia
iran student medical insurance
Iran
japan student medical insurance
Japan
korea student medical insurance
Korea
kuwait student medical insurance
Kuwait
malaysia student medical insurance
Malaysia
mexico student medical insurance
Mexico
nepal student medical insurance
Nepal
nigeria student medical insurance
Nigeria
pakistan student medical insurance
Pakistan
saudi arabia student medical insurance
Saudi Arabia
spain student medical insurance
Spain
taiwan student medical insurance
Taiwan
turkey student medical insurance
Turkey
united kingdom student medical insurance
United Kingdom
venezuela student medical insurance
Venezuela
venezuela student medical insurance
Vietnam

Popular 'Study Abroad' destinations for US students

argentina student medical insurance
Argentina
australia student medical insurance
Australia
austria student medical insurance
Austria
brazil student medical insurance
Brazil
canada student medical insurance
Canada
china student medical insurance
China
costa rica student medical insurance
Costa Rica
cuba student medical insurance
Cuba
czech republic student medical insurance
Czech Republic
denmark student medical insurance
Denmark
ecuador student medical insurance
Ecuador
france student medical insurance
France
germany student medical insurance
Germany
greece student medical insurance
Greece
india student medical insurance
India
ireland student medical insurance
Ireland
italy student medical insurance
Italy
japan student medical insurance
Japan
korea student medical insurance
Korea
mexico student medical insurance
Mexico
netherlands student medical insurance
Netherlands
new zealand student medical insurance
New Zealand
peru student medical insurance
Peru
south africa student medical insurance
South Africa
spain student medical insurance
Spain
united kingdom student medical insurance
United Kingdom
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