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Visitors to Canada travel insurance

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Travel insurance is brought to you by Sun Life’s referral network

Visiting Canada?

Protect yourself with emergency medical insurance during your visit to Canada. Through this Sun Life referral, get competitive rates with preferred1 pricing from RSA.

RSA has two plans to meet your needs2:

Plan 1: Coverage for pre-existing medical conditions2

Pre-existing condition stability period - 180 days


  • 15 days to 65 years

Coverage amount

  • $15,000 to $300,000 in emergency medical coverage available (certain benefit limits apply)
  • Meets Super Visa requirements of a minimum of $100,000 in coverage

Plan 2: No coverage for pre-existing medical conditions2


  • 50 years to 85 years

Coverage amount

  • $15,000 to $100,000 in emergency medical coverage available (certain benefit limits apply)
  • Meets Super Visa requirements of a minimum of $100,000 in coverage

Additional benefits included with both Plans:

  • Direct billing. Medical providers will directly bill the claims administrator when possible.
  • Emergency call centre 24/7. Specially trained, professional assistance personnel are ready to assist you when you need their help.
  • Referrals. Whenever possible, in the event of an emergency, you will be referred to the closest medical provider (hospital, clinic or physician).
  • Case management. An experienced team, available 24 hours a day, will monitor the services you receive in the event of an emergency.

How does RSA's Visitors to Canada Travel Insurance2 meet Super Visa requirements?

Based on the requirements established by Canada Immigration and Citizenship, anyone applying for a Super Visa must provide proof that they have private medical insurance coverage that meets certain requirements. RSA’s Visitors to Canada travel insurance meets the requirements as it will:

  • Be valid for 1 year from the time you specify
  • Be issued by a Canadian insurance company
  • Provide a minimum coverage of $100,000 (you can choose up to $300,000 in coverage if you are 65 years of age or less)
  • Cover emergency medical care, hospitalization and repatriation
  • Be valid for each entry to Canada and available for review by a port of entry officer

For more details, visit the Government of Canada's Parent and Grandparent Super Visa website.

Emergency Medical Insurance for the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa

Super Visa is an option for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit their family in Canada.

Learn more about Super Visa

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada does not insure, administer or act as an agent of the travel insurance provided. The Sun Life Financial group of companies is independent of the RSA group of companies.

1 Through this Sun Life Financial referral, you will enjoy a preferred rate, compared to standard rates offered to individual retail purchasers through Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (“RSA”) directly, not including any special discounts or promotions that may be offered from time to time. Certain conditions, limitations and exclusions may apply to all offers. Offers may change without notice. Not everyone will qualify for a phone or online quote.

2 The policy is underwritten and administered by RSA. The eligibility requirements, terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions which apply to the described coverage are as set out in the policy. Policy wordings prevail.

The information on this website is intended for promotional purposes and is not an insurance policy. It is not an offer of insurance. It contains some information about coverages offered by RSA but it does not list all of the conditions and exclusions that apply to the described coverages. The actual wording of the policy governs all situations. The products and rates described are subject to change without notice at any time.

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is a member of the Sun Life Financial group of companies.

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Visitors to Canada travel insurance is underwritten by RSA, and administered in some provinces by RSA Travel Insurance Inc. operating as RSA Travel Insurance Agency Inc. in British Columbia.