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Emergency medical insurance for the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the direction from the government advising Canadians not to travel, we have temporarily paused all new travel policy sales. For more information, visit the RSA FAQ page.

We encourage you to regularly visit the Government of Canada’s Travel Advice and Advisories page for the most up-to-date information.

What is the Super Visa?

The Super Visa is an option for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit their family in Canada. These individuals may be eligible to apply for the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa to visit their family in Canada for up to 2 years without the need to renew their status.

What are the requirements for a Super Visa application?

To obtain a Parent or Grandparent Super Visa for Canada, applicants must have valid emergency medical insurance. Super Visa applications need to provide proof that they have private emergency medical insurance valid for a minimum of 1 year, from a Canadian insurance company and that it:

  • Covers emergency medical care, hospitalization and repatriation
  • Provides a minimum coverage of $100,000
  • Is 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.

Looking for emergency medical insurance for a Super Visa?

You can get an online quote for travel insurance and access preferred rates from RSA.

Learn more about travel insurance for a visitor to Canada

As a Sun Life Financial Customer calling RSA at the dedicated telephone number on this page, you will enjoy a preferred rate, compared to standard rates offered to individual retail purchasers through RSA directly, not including any special discounts or promotions that may be offered from time to time.

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 Canada Group and the RSA Insurance Group plc.

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 Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada 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.

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Visitors to Canada travel insurance is underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada. RSA is registered tradename of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, and administered in some provinces by RSA Travel Insurance Inc. operating as RSA Travel Insurance Agency Inc. in British Columbia. RSA is registered tradename of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada.