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Get Covered: A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for Saskatchewan Health Care
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Get Covered: A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for Saskatchewan Health Care

Everyone knows the significance of health care and how important it can be. If you are an international student temporarily residing in Saskatchewan for education, individuals must apply for health care for the province’s health coverage. Everyone must understand the steps taken for the application process and sign up accordingly. 

We’ve prepared a step-by-step video guide for applying the Saskatchewan Health Care

Have access to the required documents

Applicants need to make sure to have all the necessary supporting documents and can submit everything they need online. The front and back pages of the Digital document must be submitted. There is a list of required documents that international students must submit to get Saskatchewan health care. 

First, international applicants must provide one of the following documents:

  1. Study Permit (confirmation of full-time enrolment is required)
  2. Work Permit (such as a valid PGWP)

Next, a proof of Saskatchewan’s residency is required.

What examples demonstrate Saskatchewan’s Residency?

There is a list of examples that demonstrate Saskatchewan residency, which can include essential things such as a variety of Utility bills. Here are some examples that are accepted:

  • Cable (Both cable and satellite)
  • TV 
  • Water
  • Home
  • Telephone
  • Gas
  • School College
  • University report card/Transcript with legal name

It is important to note that your cell phone bills are NOT accepted, so be mindful not to include this as an example.

Once you have the necessary digital copies of your legal entitlement to be in Canada, along with your Saskatchewan residency, you can sign up for an online application using this :

https://skhealthcard.health.gov.sk.ca/

Register and create an account

For first-time users who don’t have an account created, your next step is to sign up to create an account using this link here! 

As seen in the link, the registration form is very simple and asks various questions, such as your first and last name, email address, and password. You will be asked to create a security question to protect your account.

Once the registration form and the documents have been uploaded and completed, applications typically take up to 6-8 weeks, not including mailing time. You can always log back into your account and check the status of the application if necessary. When the online application is processed, you will receive updates on when the Health Card should arrive.

Are you living in other provinces?

Please check our articles and videos!

What is the difference between Medical Services Plan (MSP) and Extended Health Coverage?

A Newcomer’s Guide to Understanding Canada’s Healthcare System

Get Quick Access to Ontario’s Health Services

Applying for the Medical Services Plan in British Columbia

Get the Coverage You Need with Alberta Health Insurance

Sources:

Supporting Documentation Required to Accompany Your Health Card Application

Saskatchewan Health Services Card Registration

Disclaimer: The information is obtained directly from the websites that appear in the source section. The information has been gathered as accurately as possible at the time of writing, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please check their official website and digital channels.

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