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International Student Insurance

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Why Do I Need International Student Health Insurance?

The reason F1/F2 visa holders need international student insurance is due to the high cost of American healthcare. Without international student insurance, you may not be able to afford medical treatment if you get sick or injured. In addition, most US colleges and universities require you to have it.

How Can I Get International Student Insurance?

Buying international student health insurance with us is easy. Just enter your information in the quote form, get your free quotes and easily compare various plans.

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Frequently Asked Questions About International Student Insurance in the US

  • Can an international student get health insurance in the USA?

    F1 international students and their F2 dependents can get health insurance in the USA by purchasing international student insurance. Just be sure to check with your school’s requirements prior to purchase so you know which plans are right for you.

  • Can F-1 students get Obamacare?

    F1 students are not eligible to purchase Obamacare, also known as ACA-compliant health insurance. They must either purchase health insurance directly through their school, or independently from an insurance broker.

  • How much is International Student insurance in the US?

    How much you will pay for international student insurance in the US depends on a variety of factors including your length of stay, whether or not you are covering any F2 dependents, and the specific plan you choose.

  • How much is International Student Insurance outside the US?

    If you’re looking to purchase international student insurance to study outside the US, please see study abroad insurance for more information.

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Why Buy from Insubuy?

Insubuy has been helping insure travelers for more than 20 years.

Insubuy has helped more than 3 million travelers find their perfect insurance.

Insubuy is an award-winning, US-based travel insurance marketplace.

Insubuy has been an innovator in travel and international insurance since 2000.

Insubuy has been helping insure travelers, international students, and expats for over two decades, offering a one-stop-shop insurance marketplace for quick and easy coverage in minutes, all backed by superior customer service.

Our industry-leading website makes it simple to compare plans side by side and ensure you’re getting the best coverage for your needs. And if you ever need assistance, our Plano, Texas-based customer service agents are available to help when you need it.

  • Lowest Price Guarantee – Insurance prices are regulated by law, so you’ll always get the best price.
  • Expert Advice – Licensed agents are standing by to answer any question you may have.
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  • Buy with Confidence – Insubuy is rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau.
  • Self-Service Capabilities – Our MyAccount portal allows you to access and manage your insurance information 24/7.
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Looking for a different type of coverage?

Exchange Visitors (J Visa) Insurance

J visa holders need insurance meeting U.S. State Department requirements; low-cost plans are available for J1 and J2 holders.

Study Abroad Insurance

International students on F visas need school-approved insurance; study abroad insurance plans suit those without such requirements.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

Trip cancellation insurance covers prepaid, non-refundable expenses for international students studying abroad, available to U.S. and non-U.S. residents.

Schengen Visa Insurance

Schengen visa requires compliant medical insurance with emergency medical evacuation. Instantly purchase and print the visa letter for consulate.

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Why buy insurance from Insubuy?

Same Price. Better Service.®

There are many advantages in purchasing from Insubuy and no disadvantages.

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Visiting USA?

Healthcare costs are very high in the U.S.

Buy U.S. based visitors insurance and enjoy your trip.

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Traveling abroad?

Did you know that your insurance may not cover you abroad or that it may only provide limited coverage?

Purchase travel medical insurance that includes emergency medical evacuation.

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New immigrant to USA?

You are not eligible to enroll in Medicare for the first 5 years.

Purchase new immigrant medical insurance to bridge the gap.

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Going on a vacation?

You could lose your non-refundable trip costs if you had to cancel your trip.

Buy a trip cancellation insurance package plan and be worry-free.

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Are you an exchange visitor to USA?

The U.S. Department of State requires all J visa holders to purchase compliant insurance.

Buy J visa medical insurance to meet your requirements.

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Traveling to Europe?

Schengen countries require most non-US citizens to purchase Schengen visa insurance.

Make an instant purchase online and get instant visa letter.

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Traveling frequently throughout the year?

You don't need to purchase travel insurance for every trip.

Purchase annual multi trip travel insurance for your travels.

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International student in the U.S.?

Most schools require international students to purchase health insurance.

Purchase international student health insurance that meets most school requirements.

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