FAMILY MEDICAL COVERAGE
Polytechnique Montréal’s student health insurance plan covers individuals: only students enrolled in the school are insured. If you are accompanied by one or several family members, a number of companies offer medical and supplementary coverage for tthem.However, students themselves have to be covered by the school’s group plan for so long as they remain students.
Since September 2016, Desjardins has been offering a visitor insurance for family members of International students. To know more, refer to the company's leaflet.
Various companies offer coverage for visitors and expatriates. You call them to ask for a quote and thus, select the one that best fits your needs and budget. Names of companies are available through the OmbudService for Health and Life Insurance.
Supplementary dental insurance
Polytechnique Montréal’s student associations offer dental and health care through the Québec Student Health Alliance (ASEQ). The plan is available to all students, with the exception of exchange students.
Premiums for this insurance are automatically billed to a student’s account (second billing notice). However, joining the plan is optional.
There is an opting-out period at the start of each academic year. Make sure you opt-out during this period if you do not want the insurance, otherwise, you will be automatically be billed.