Questions to ask while buying a Super Visa Insurance

If you are overwhelmed by the process involved in getting a Super Visa. We are handing a helping hand in the most important aspect of the Super Visa, i.e., Insurance. Before we move further let’s recap what is Super Visa?

Super Visa is a special visa granted to parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent resident. These people can stay with their families in Canada for two consecutive years per visit. The government has made it necessary to buy insurance if you want to qualify for Super Visa. This is because this Visa is granted to people who are in the latter stages of their life and prone to diseases due to jet lag, changing the climate, etc. They need to be covered before they land in Canada.

A lot of questions might be moving inside your head, which insurance should you opt? Should I go for an expensive or cheap one? What should be the duration etc.? Don’t worry, we have you covered, and we will answer all these questions!

  • What is the total amount of coverage for a particular policy?

If they are visiting for a short trip (3-4 months), then we suggest you go for $50,000, otherwise, $100,000 is sufficed for a long visit.

  • Should I opt for the deductible?

Adding deductibles lower the price of your Super Visa Insurance but you have to pay in advance. We suggest not to exceed deductible over $1,000 as it involves significant risks.

  • Does the plan cover all the area in the country?

The answer is it may or may not. Hence, you need to ask beforehand if your area or foreign trip is covered in the insurance.

  • Is there any waiting period for approval?

In some situation, the company might subject you to a waiting period of 24 hours to 8 days. Hence, it is advised to apply for insurance coverage before arrival.

  • Will your pre-existing condition be covered?

Your pre-existing condition will only be covered if you had a stability period of a few months. Normally this period is six months but clarify it with the company.

  • What should I do in case of an emergency?

Once your insurance is approved, you will be given a number. In case of an emergency, you need to call this number, and they will assist with medical care providers and other matters.

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