NBCC International Student Guard.me Opt Out

Note: Guard.me opt outs are now closed for all international students.

Opt outs for new students and returning Fall intake students will be accepted from August 11, 2023, through September 15, 2023 at 11:59 pm.

Mid-academic year opt-outs are not available for current NBCC students.  NBCC students with an existing GuardMe plan will not qualify for an opt-out until their current plan has expired. 

Opt outs for the Guard.Me Canada plan will require proof of valid New Brunswick Medicare through the end of the policy period. Late opt outs or opt outs submitted by email will NOT be accepted.

Fall 2023 policies will be valid from September 1, 2023, to August 31, 2024.

Pre-arrival insurance through Guard.me can be purchased directly from Guard.Me via their website https://www.guard.me/nbcc

International Student Guard.me

All active international students are required to hold the Guard.me Canada Plan from the first day of their Academic Term unless they can meet the opt-out requirements below.

If you can answer YES to one of the following questions, you can submit an opt-out request via the form below.

  • I have valid New Brunswick Medicare coverage through the end of my academic term, OR
  • I have changed my program and have a valid Guard.me Plan issued by NBCC in the last 12 months. 

If your New Brunswick Medicare coverage expires before the last day of your studies for this academic year, an opt-out is NOT available, and it is your responsibility to ensure you reapply for New Brunswick Medicare in advance of its expiry.

For more information on the Guard.me Canada Plan, and the Guard.me Excursion Plan https://www.guard.me/nbcc or watch the pre-arrival webinar session.

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