International Student Interim & Repatriation Insurance

As of July 1, 2023, all continuing and returning international students will no longer be covered under Guardme Insurance Plan; instead you will be automatically enrolled in the 90-day term International Student Interim & Repatriation Insurance, mycanadaplan.

Interim Health Insurance – $120.00 per semester

All new and continuing or returning international students are charged for the Interim Health Insurance in lieu of Alberta Health Care. The Interim Health Insurance is valid for 90 days from the first day of the month in which you commence your studies at Red Deer Polytechnic.

The Interim Health Insurance is fully refundable for all international students once they have Alberta Health Care coverage. To opt-out complete the International Student Medical Plan Opt-Out Form and provide proof of Alberta Health Care by the 15th day of your first month of attending Red Deer Polytechnic.

Once your opt-out approved and processed, you see a credit on your RDP Tuition Fee Statement.

Repatriation Insurance – $50.00 per year

Repatriation Insurance is a mandatory, yearly fee for all new and continuing or returning international students. In the event that an international student passes away while attending Red Deer Polytechnic the Repatriation Insurance will assist their families with transporting remains back to their home country.

Repatriation Insurance is mandatory and non-refundable.

Please direct all inquiries regarding the International Interim and Repatriation Insurance to [email protected].

mycanadaplan 2024 – 2025 Fees, effective May 1, 2024

$120.00 for Interim Health Insurance (in lieu of Alberta Health Care coverage)
90 days of coverage from the first day of the month in which you commence studies at Red Deer Polytechnic. This amount is fully refundable once we receive proof of coverage.

$50.00 per year for Repatriation Insurance
Mandatory each year and non-refundable. Learn more about the Repatriation Plan.

NOTE: Due to technical challenges with the current software platform, you will be levied these fees every semester. It is important to pay them in full and contact our office to initiate a refund each semester. We are working on a solution to address this issue. Please be patient while we navigate the current process.