|When to apply||Immediately after arriving in British Columbia|
|Cost||$75 per month for study permit holders|
|Processing time||1-2 months; coverage begins after a waiting period (the remainder of the month of arrival plus 2 full calendar months)|
Online (recommended) or by mail
See a step-by-step guide to apply for the MSP Online Application.
International students: Copy of valid study permit or work permit such as Post-graduation or spouse/partner work permit
Family members: Copy of visitor record, study permit, spouse/partner work permit, or passport stamp showing arrival date to Canada
Additional documents may be needed
If you have been affected by the recent flooding throughout the province and are in need of urgent financial support, please contact your Enrolment Services Advisor directly.