Super Visa Insurance Canada
This insurance plan helps Parents and Grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit their family.
Canada Immigration and Citizenship introduced a new Visa for Family Reunification on December 1st 2011, which is called “SUPER VISA” under which primary requirement is to buy a medical insurance from Canadian Insurance Company for an applicant and send it along with an application. It comes as a golden opportunity for Family Reunion for the immigrants and the Canadian Citizens. Super Visa is a multi entry Visa with a validity of 10 years. This insurance plan helps parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit their family’s residing in Canada for a period of 24 months without needing to renew their status.
Studies reveal that most of the parents want to visit their loves ones on regular intervals. Super Visa has helped them by giving an alternative to reunite. Parents or grandparents who had been waiting for their prolonged immigration process are relieved with this super visa opportunity.
Who Needs Canada Super Visa Insurance?
If you are applying for Canadian Super Visa it is must to submit the proof of purchase of a private medical insurance form a Canadian insurance company which is valid for at least 365 days and offers a minimum of $100,000 in coverage for health care, hospitalization and repatriation.
What are the eligibility criteria's for the Super Visa?
- You need to be the parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
- You are allowed to enter Canada
- You must be a real visitor to Canada who will leave by choice at the end of your visit
- You must prove that your child or grandchild in Canada meets a minimum income threshold
- You are required to submit written statement from that child or grandchild that he or she will give you financial support
- You need to undergo immigration medical examination
- Purchase private medical insurance for one year from a Canadian company for at least $100,000 coverage.
Benefits of Super Visa Insurance
- Hospitalization – Hospital room, up to semi-private and charges for intensive and coronary care
- Medical Services – Treatment by a physician or surgeon
- Diagnostic Services – X-rays and other diagnostic tests
- Prescription Drugs – Drugs and medication prescribed in an emergency situation, maximum of 30 day supply
- Ambulance – Use of a licensed road ambulance in an emergency
- Paramedical Services – Care received from a licensed chiropractor, osteopath, physiotherapist, chiropodist, and/or podiatrist, up to $300 per category
- Accidental Dental – Coverage of up to $2,000 for repair or replacement of natural teeth or permanently attached artificial teeth, injured by an accidental blow to the face
- Emergency Dental – Coverage of up to $250 for treatment or relief of severe dental pain
- Funeral Expenses – In the event of death from covered condition, up to $3,000 is provided for preparation and transportation to the country of origin, or up to $2,000 for cremation or burial at the place of death
- Side Trips are covered if you are travelling to the United States or Mexico, as long as your trip originates and terminates in Canada and 50% of your period of coverage is spent in Canada
- Pre-existing Conditions are covered, as long as the condition has been stable for the last 180 days, before the effective date
Daily Plan provides Emergency Medical Insurance for a single trip to Canada for the number of days you purchase. In case of Super Visa, if the visitor leaves during the year and you can provide proof of departure (boarding pass or stamp in passport,) the plan can be cancelled and you can get a refund for the remaining days, as long as there are no claims on file.
Annual Plan provides continuous Emergency Medical Insurance while you are in Canada, for up to one year. There are no limitations as to how often you travel to your country of origin. You will not be covered in your country of origin and coverage will resume when you come back to Canada. The plan cannot be cancelled in the middle due to departure.
There is no waiting period to obtain emergency medical treatment if you apply for coverage prior to your arrival in Canada. There is a 48 hours of waiting period for sickness if you apply for coverage within thirty (30) days of your arrival in Canada.
About Mayank Verma
Mayank Verma is insurance broker and a financial advisor and has been associated with this industry for long. His team can help you purchase the super visa insurance at lowest prices with best protection to your parents and grandparents. We offer best insurance prices to the people who want to visit Canada by helping them compare benefits of offered by different companies.