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All exchange visitors (both J-1 principals & J-2 dependents) are required to have sickness and accident insurance and medical evacuation and repatriation insurance in effect for the duration of their exchange visitor status. 22 C.F.R. § 62.14

In compliance with immigration regulation 22 C.F.R.& 62.14, for J Exchange Visitors, BYU-Hawaii requires students on Academic Training (AT) to show proof of Health Coverage (receipts, contracts etc.) to International Student Services at internationalstudents@byuh.edu by September  30th, 2014.

               *  While on Academic Training you will not be eligible for Student Medical Benefits. For all other cases of AT, you are required to show proof of Health Insurance coverage through a third party insurance company.

               * If you have coverage through your employer or family, you need to submit a letter of credibility for your coverage to Beth Martin for verification. beth.martin@byuh.edu

Failure to purchase & submit proof of Health Insurance Coverage to International Student Services will put your immigration status at risk!

If you fall under this category, please contact International Student Services for more information or visit http://iss.byuh.edu/j-visa-insurance to enroll yourself or your family to a third-party insurance coverage. You may  also call Ivona Mills at (808)675-3520 for more information.