Insurance Information for Outbound Short-term Students

Find out how to apply for insurance and get your questions answered.

All ESSEX short-term outbound students are required to carry the CISI-Bolduc medical insurance policy Plan B with personal liability coverage prior to departing on exchange. There are no exceptions even if you have other health insurance. You will receive an email with a link specific to you to complete the application for insurance. Payment is required at the time of the completing the insurance application.

An overview of insurance for short-term exchange students can be found here. Some of the most frequently asked questions we receive on insurance are answered below. If you have additional questions, contact your Rotary District Chair.

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I enroll?

Every outbound student will receive a special link by email for enrollment. A credit card payment is required. Insurance materials are e-mailed back to the participant instantly.

How can I pay for the insurance?

Insurance payment is due in full at the time of enrollment by Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

How long does it take for you to process my insurance application?

Complete application and payment must be received prior to receiving necessary paperwork for your departure.

Once I send my application and payment, will I get anything back to confirm I have insurance?

Once we receive your completed application and payment your insurance enrollment will be processed instantly.

When does my insurance coverage begin?

Upon enrollment, you will receive an email confirmation which will contain your insurance ID card, policy brochure, claim form and consulate letter.  Your policy will start on the day of departure and will expire once you return to your home country.

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