Medical Evacuation and Repatriation

Annual coverage designed for J Visa and other visa holders.

This plan does not cover a claim in any way caused by or resulting from: 1) Coronavirus disease (COVID-19); 2) Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2); 3) Any mutation or variation of SARS-CoV-2; or 4) Any fear or threat of 1, 2, or 3.

If you are studying in the United States on a J visa, you are required to have a minimum of $50,000 of evacuation coverage and a minimum of $25,000 of repatriation of remains. Medical Evacuation and Repatriation provides annual coverage that meets these requirements. Make sure you have emergency medical evacuation and repatriation coverage before you travel.

Who can buy the Medical Evacuation and Repatriation plan?

Any non-U.S. citizen and non-U.S. resident who is traveling to the United States and participating in full-time educational activities can buy this plan. You are not required to have a visa.

What if I already have coverage with my existing medical insurance plan?

Some schools may require you to buy the university approved health insurance plan. However, most of the plans do not provide coverage for evacuation or repatriation.

What is medical evacuation and repatriation coverage?

It covers the expenses and associated services for your emergency medical evacuation or repatriation back to your home country.

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Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Benefits

All coverages and plan costs are shown in United States dollar amounts and are per person and period of coverage unless otherwise noted.

Coverage Area

United States

Emergency Medical Evacuation and Repatriation*
Return of Mortal Remains*
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
 Principal Sum Primary Insured :
 Principal Sum Spouse 
 Principal Sum Child(ren)
 Aggregate Limit total number of Insured Persons on Plan
Travel Assistance Services

*This benefit must be arranged by Seven Corners Assist. Failure to utilize Seven Corners Assist may result in the denial of benefits. 

How Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Benefits Works

J visa requirements:
  • Medical benefits of at least $100,000 per accident or illness
  • Repatriation of remains in the amount of $25,000
  • Expenses associated with the medical evacuation of the J1 visitor to his or her home country in the amount of $50,000
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness.

Liaison Medical Evacuation and Repatriation does not provide all of the J visa required benefits.

If you are traveling to the United States on a J visa or other visa and have not purchased insurance for your time in the United States, you can also buy our Liaison Student Series for comprehensive coverage that meets all J visa insurance requirements shown above.

How Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Exclusions and Warnings


Refer to the plan document to view exclusions.

Geographic Restrictions

Country Address Restrictions – We cannot sell to persons domiciled from Australia, Canada, Cuba, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), Islamic Republic or Iran, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone.

Destination Country Restrictions – We cannot cover trips to Antarctica, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) , Islamic Republic of Iran, Syrian Arab Republic, and Cuba.

Except as specifically indicated otherwise, all benefits are subject to Deductible and Coinsurance and are per Period of Coverage.


You can feel confident with this plan's strong financial backing through Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, an established organization with an AM Best rating of A (Excellent). Your coverage will be there when you need it.

Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Benefits Documents

Medical Evacuation and Repatriation

Plan Document