Health Insurance

UHIP (University Health Insurance Plan) is compulsory for all international students in the following categories:

  1. Students with a conditional offer of admission to the University of Ottawa;
  2. Sponsored students with a conditional offer of admission to the University of Ottawa.

Health insurance is not compulsory for students in the following categories:

  1. Sponsored international students without a conditional offer of admission to the University of Ottawa; sponsors are responsible for insurance coverage;
  2. Canadian students; however, they must show proof of provincial health insurance.
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