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Health Insurance

It is mandatory for ALH students to have health insurance during their stay in Canada. Students must purchase a health insurance plan through an insurance company or agent in their home country or in Canada. offers extensive coverage for the cost of only $2.00 per day. 

You may purchase through ALH.


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Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP)

If you have a visa for one year or more, you are eligible to apply for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan at no charge. It covers a basic health coverage. Alberta Health Care does not cover dentistry, vision, ambulances or prescribed medicines. Please check what is covered very carefully before going to see a doctor.


Registration requirements

How to apply

Where to apply

Temporary residents


For more information, please contact:

Alberta Health Service


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