Country Insurance Requirements Category

Our country requirements section outlines the insurance requirements that are laid out by specific countries, either as a student or traveler. If you are going to be traveling abroad and applying for a visa, this section will help you find out what you need to do.

Visit Thailand | Ayutthaya Heritage City

July 29th, 2013 by Ross Mason

International students studying in Thailand have a plethora of things to do and see when there, but one place that you should not miss the opportunity to visit is the Ayutthaya Heritage City. Ayutthaya is the capital city of Ayutthaya province in Thailand. It was founded as the capital of Siam in 1350 by King […]

5 Things To Do In Seoul

July 22nd, 2013 by Ross Mason

If you are an international student studying in Seoul, chances are you will be spending much of your time exploring Seoul as the capital city of South Korea. Here are 5 things to do in Seoul that you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to experience while you are studying there: 1. Gyeongbok Palace – Korea’s most […]

NHS in the UK to Charge International Students

July 11th, 2013 by Ross Mason

Over this past week, Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary for the British Government has unveiled sweeping plans that could change the way international students interact and access the UK’s National Healthcare System, otherwise known as the NHS. So why is the NHS in the UK to Charge International Students? Although hailed around the world as a […]

5 Things Not To Do In Sweden

July 5th, 2013 by Ross Mason

There are a number of factors why studying abroad in Sweden is so great! Free education is probably top of that list, however when actually there, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the customs of your host country before you set out. The more familiar you are with these customs, the less likely you are […]

Dependents of the J1 Visa – The J2 Visa World

June 17th, 2013 by Jennifer Frankel

With over 170,000 J1 visa holders in the USA each month, there are going to be situations where partners will want to bring their significant other, known in the visa world as dependents. If you are traveling on a J1 visa, your spouse or unmarried child (under the age of 21) typically arrives on a […]

Health Insurance for International Students in Finland

April 12th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

There are a number of great schools within Finland that draw students in each year to complete their studies. Some of the most popular schools in Finland include Aalto University, University of Helsinki, University of Turku, Tampere University of Technology and the University of Oulu. If you will be studying within Finland, whether at one […]

Health Insurance for International Students in the United Kingdom

March 15th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

In the 2011/2012 academic year there were 435,230 international students studying inside the United Kingdom (UK). This is a 2 percent increase from the 428,225 international students that the UK hosted in the 2010/2011 academic year according to UKCISA. With a growing number of international students comes an increased effort of ensuring that those individuals […]

Insurance for International Students from Mexico

October 12th, 2012 by Bryanna Davis

The United States and Mexico share a border that spans almost 2,000 miles. With this much land touching it can only be expected that students will want to explore their neighboring land. The number of Mexican international students studying in the United States increased by three percent last year in comparison to the previous year, according to […]

Netherlands Health Insurance Requirement

September 28th, 2012 by Bryanna Davis

The Netherlands have started cracking down on international students who lack having adequate health insurance during their stay, and hundreds of international students have been already been fined. International students in the Netherland who are not from the EU, the EEA or Switzerland who plan on working must have the Dutch public healthcare insurance. Students […]

Malaysia Student Visa Requirements

September 14th, 2012 by Bryanna Davis

Malaysia is currently ranked in 11th place when it comes to the number of inbound international students. The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) is expecting to reach 200,000 international students in Malaysia by 2020, bring in revenue approximating RM600 billion, according to the Malaysian Insider. However, this flood of international students will be required to […]

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