Medical insurance in the USA required for an immigrant visa

As of November 3, 2019, if you file for an Immigrant visa to live in the United States, it is essential for you to justify the purchase of medical insurance.



President Trump has issued an order generalizing health insurance in the United States for anyone wishing to live in the United States. There are some exceptions to this obligation, such as people who can prove that their visa is issued for the national interest or those applying for a K fiancé visa. This decision will have the effect of increasing your visa file for people who have not considered taking medical insurance upon their arrival in the USA. Given the very high level of medical costs in the USA, this decision makes it possible to compensate for the inconsistency of certain expatriates saving on this position, which is nevertheless essential in the USA.

If you apply for an H-1B visa for example or if you are going to benefit from the green card, medical insurance will be compulsory in your membership file for a minimum period of 365 days.

If you are not insured, the Department of State may either ask you to prove that you can pay for your health care costs, or possibly refuse your visa.

We recommend that you take out medical insurance for the United States which covers you at least enough for your current medicine and urgent care with ceilings adapted to the USA. Mondassur offers different types of health insurance for the United States, including the Goldexpat healthcare insurance contract. You will be able to obtain a certificate that can be used for your visa request, stating the necessary information.

For more than 15 years, we have insured travelers and expatriates also allowing them to obtain an immigration or tourism visa and guaranteeing that we can have them treated in the best conditions for simple pathologies as well as more intensive care.


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