If you are dual citizen, and hold a Canadian passport, you may not be automatically enrolled under the DSU International health Plan if you have applied to Dalhousie as a Canadian Citizen.
In addition, you may not be eligible for Nova Scotia provincial health care (MSI) until you fulfill specific requirements.
To confirm your health insurance status, or to purchase the DSU Short Term International Health Plan, please contact the DSU Health Plan Office as soon as possible to avoid incurring large medical expenses.
In order to qualify for Nova Scotia Provincial Health Care (MSI), please see the following requirements below. Please note; these requirements are subject to change without notice. Please contact MSI directly to confirm your eligibility at 1-800-563-8880 (in Nova Scotia) / 902-496-7008 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find more information online at http://novascotia.ca/dhw/msi/
International Student with Canadian Passport (Dual Citizen)
Eligible for MSI on the 1st day you arrive in Nova Scotia provided you have a valid Canadian Passport or Canadian Birth Certificate.
International Student Coming from another Canadian Province (Dual Citizen)
If you are an international dual citizen, but are coming to Nova Scotia from another Canadian Province, and not coming from abroad, you may be eligible for MSI on the 1st day of the third month that you are in Nova Scotia provided you have a valid Canadian Passport or Canadian Birth Certificate.
International Student Without Canadian Passport (Not A Dual Citizen)
Eligible or MSI on the 1st day of the 13th month that you have been in Nova Scotia & have not been outside of the province for more than consecutive 30 days.