Make sure you have proper coverage for your visa.

If you are studying in the USA on a J visa, you are required to have a minimum of $50,000 emergency medical evacuation coverage and a minimum of $25,000 for repatriation of remains. Seven Corners Medical Evacuation and Repatriation is an annual plan that provides this protection.

Who can buy the Medical Evacuation and Repatriation plan?

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

What if I already have a medical insurance plan?

Some schools may require you to buy the university's health insurance plan. However, these plans often do not provide evacuation and repatriation coverage.

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.

Compare Annual Evacuation and Repatriation Benefits

Seven Corners Medical Evacuation and Repatriation

This plan only pays benefits for eligible occurrences that originate during the period of coverage. All benefits listed in this schedule of benefits are in United States Dollar amounts. Unless otherwise indicated, all benefits are per person, per period of coverage, and provided up to the amount shown.
Period of Coverage
365 days
Coverage Area
United States
Emergency Medical Evacuation and Repatriation*
Return of Mortal Remains*
Local Burial or Cremation*
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) included for
 Principal Sum Primary Insured: $10,000 Principal Sum Primary Spouse:$5,000  Principal Sum Child(ren): $1,000    Aggregate Limit Total Number of Insured Persons on Plan:$250,000
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.

Frequently asked questions

How this plan works

Once you complete your purchase, you will immediately receive a receipt, a summary of your benefits, an ID card, and a copy of the plan document.

The plan document is the legal document that explains how your coverage works and describes all benefits and exclusions for the plan. We recommend you read it, so you understand how your plan works. Refer to the plan document for applicable exclusions.

  • 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.

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

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. Insureds must also be at least 14 days old and under the age of 65 years.

United States citizens, including those with dual citizenship, and Green Card/Permanent Resident cardholders cannot buy this plan for travel to the United States and U.S. territories.

Country Restrictions –  We cannot sell to persons who are a resident of Australia, Canada, Cuba, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Islamic Republic of Iran, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Ukraine, and United States Virgin Islands.

You are covered for travel to the USA.

Your period of coverage is 365 days. At the end of 365 days, you may buy a new plan to cover you for your next year of travel.

Your coverage begins on your effective date, which is the later of the following times:

  1. 12 a.m. the day after we receive your application and correct payment if you apply online; or
  2. 12 a.m. on the date you request on your application.

All times above refer to United States Eastern Time.

Your coverage ends on your expiration date, which is the earliest of the following times:

  1. 11:59 p.m. on the date you reach the maximum period of coverage;
  2. 11:59 p.m. on the date shown on your ID card;
  3. 11:59 p.m. on the date that is the end of the period for which you paid; or
  4. The moment you are no longer eligible for coverage.

All times above refer to United States Eastern Time.

It provides secondary coverage. All coverages except Common Carrier Accidental Death & Dismemberment are in excess of all other insurance or similar benefit programs and shall apply only when such benefits thereunder are exhausted. This Plan is secondary coverage to any other insurance. Such other insurance or similar benefit programs may include, but are not limited to, membership benefit; workers’ compensation benefits or programs; government programs; group or blanket coverage; prepayment coverage; union, labor, or employee plans; socialized insurance program or program otherwise required by law or statute; automobile insurance; or third-party liability insurance.

We will refund your payment if we receive your written request for a refund before your effective date of coverage. We cannot provide a refund after your coverage has begun.

You can find situations and items not covered by this plan in the exclusions section of the plan document.


Insurance benefits are underwritten by 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.


Seven Corners has been helping travelers for 30 years with travel insurance options and travel assistance services. We’ll take care of your plan needs from start to finish — we don't outsource any of our services! Seven Corners will guide you through your purchase, provide coverage information, answer your questions, and process your claims.

PPACA – Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The insurance provided is not subject to, is not intended to comply with, and does not provide all benefits required by PPACA. This insurance is not qualifying health coverage (“minimum essential coverage”) that satisfies the health care coverage requirement of PPACA. If an insured person does not have minimum essential coverage, he or she may owe an additional payment with his or her taxes. Insured persons are responsible for determining if and how PPACA is applicable to him or her and should consult his or her own tax advisors. Neither the company nor the administrator shall have liability whatsoever for an insured person’s failure to obtain PPACA-compliant coverage. 

Good Faith Efforts

Seven Corners will make good faith efforts to provide the services and assistance described on this web page. If Seven Corners is unable to do so due to circumstances beyond its control or due to circumstances that make it unsafe for persons to provide such services and assistance, then Seven Corners will provide the services and assistance to the extent reasonable and possible. If Seven Corners is unable to directly arrange services, expenses incurred by you for services that would otherwise be covered under this plan and that would typically be arranged by Seven Corners may be eligible for reimbursement and should be submitted for consideration. It is your responsibility to preserve all documentation of related financial transactions you wish to be considered for reimbursement.

Medical Evacuation and Repatriation

Plan Document

This website is intended as a brief summary of benefits and services. It is not part of your plan document and does not contain a complete summary of your coverage. If there is any difference between this website and your plan document, the provisions of the plan document will prevail. Benefits and plan costs are subject to change. Coverage may vary and may not be available in all jurisdictions.

It is your responsibility to maintain all records regarding travel history and age and provide necessary documents to Seven Corners to verify eligibility requirements.