|Contact Information for Office of International Students and Scholars|
Fitzgerald Student Services Building
|Address||1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0074
J-1 visa holders are required to maintain health insurance throughout the period of stay in the U.S., for themselves and all J-2 dependents that accompany the J- 1. Failure to maintain such health insurance while in the United States will be considered a violation of J-1 status and may lead to termination of the J-1's legal status. The coverage outlined below has been defined by U.S. federal regulations:
Required Coverage for all J-1 visa holders and their J-2 Dependents:
Self-funded scholars, or those employed by UNR without health insurance benefits, should purchase the insurance prior to coming to U.S. We strongly recommend that all J visitors purchase a short-term travelers insurance to cover at least the first month in U.S. Even if health insurance is offered as part of the benefit package, the coverage may not begin immediately.
J-1 scholars receiving UNR health insurance are required to buy an additional coverage for Medical Evacuation and Repatriation to their home country. This insurance can be purchased from the following providers: