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In response to my previous mail reg taking student insurance to cover gap period (2months) between changing educational level for an international student already in US, I was advised to take Exchange Guard Policy. When I am entering applicant details, one of the fields is asking date of departure from home country and also date of return, as if it is a travel policy. I have following questions before making payment. 1. Can I give July 2018 (actual date left Home country) and Return-Jun 2023 ( Visa expiry)? 2. As the words suggest it to be a travel policy, does it cover the 2 month period of stay in US (Jun-Jul 2020) being gap period due to change of educational levels (since already in US and would be attending Fall 2020)..please confirm. Sorry for seeking re-confirmation.


You are eligible to purchase ExchangeGuard

Date of departure should be your latest entry date in US. Date of return should be end of you policy duration or your visa expiration date. It does not matter. If you pay for 2 months of policy it will be valid for that duration. You can extend the policy before the expiration date.

Please read eligibility in the certificate wording on page 5 under member eligibility.

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