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International FAQs

As long as you are enrolled on a SIT programme, you will be automatically covered by our insurance.  If your programme has finished, however, you will need to purchase insurance.  We can provide you with a list of suitable insurance companies to make these arrangements. 

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Yes, the New Zealand Government requires all international students to have medical and travel insurance while they are in New Zealand.  The good news is that SIT automatically provides your insurance from the resource fee.  That means you don't have to worry about extra fees and paperwork. 

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Once you send us your flight details, we automatically book your insurance for you.  Your resource fee covers the cost of medical and travel insurance, so you don't have to pay any extra fees. 

If you have a spouse or children, you will need to make your own insurance arrangements to ensure they are covered.  We can give you a list of suitable insurance companies to make these arrangements.

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