To get life insurance in Quebec, you must be at least 18 years old and have legal capacity. You may also need to complete a health questionnaire or undergo a medical exam, depending on the type of policy you want. Some insurers may also require additional evidence of insurability such as blood tests, urine tests or EKGs.
On the other hand, some companies won’t need much from you to approve your application – but usually these types of policies come at a cost (i.e. “no medical” life insurance or simplified issue life insurance).
Yes, you should be able to cancel your life insurance policy at any time in Quebec. However, you may be subject to cancellation fees or penalties depending on the terms of your policy or your provider’s protocol for cancellation. It is important to review your policy carefully and consult your insurer before cancelling it.
No, life insurance isn't mandatory in Quebec. But here's the thing: it's a pretty smart move to consider it because life insurance is like a safety net for your loved ones if something unexpected happens to you. It could help cover expenses like mortgage payments, college tuition, or even day-to-day living costs.
While it's not legally required, it can offer peace of mind knowing that your family would be financially secure without your income.
To file a claim, you will need to contact your insurance provider and provide them with the necessary information and documentation. This may include a death certificate, medical records and other relevant documentation.
Your insurer will then review your claim and determine whether your policy covers it. If your claim is approved, your insurance provider will pay out the benefit amount specified in your policy.