J Insurance Requirements
Per the U.S. Department of State regulations, every international scholar and their dependents are required to have health insurance from an approved vendor in order to maintain legal status. Please note that you do not have to have the insurance before you arrive in Clemson, but you must have it in order to complete your necessary SEVIS check-in. There are multiple options to choose from when searching for insurance that meets the requirements listed below.
The insurance plan must meet ALL of the following:
In addition to the above, the insurance plan must meet at least ONE of the following:
A list of some of the approved insurers can be found here: http://www.clemson.edu/campus-life/campus-services/international/Pages/EDIT- J1 insurance options update.pdf
Once the insurance has been purchased, you must fill out and submit the IS-206 form, along with proof of insurance for each person, to IS. Certificates of coverage with a summary of benefits will count as proof.