Bridge Coverage

Okanagan College requires that all international students have valid medical insurance for the duration of their studies.

Medical flow chart

3 month Bridge medical insurance:  (effective September 2018)

  • All new international and exchange students are automatically enrolled with mandatory medical insurance for the first 3 months in their 1st semester.
  • The Bridge insurance offered by is one of the best and well-priced medical coverages across Canada and the world.
  • The cost is about $200 (based on $2 per day) payable to Okanagan College student account.    
  • If you are a short-term student in program 6 months or less such as ESL or without a study permit, you will stay on coverage the entire duration of your studies at Okanagan College.


Returning students:

  • We automatically enroll all continuing international and exchange students with insurance if proof of MSP has not been received.


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