International Student Health Insurance

All international students and scholars must have health coverage during their stay in the United States (United States Information Agency Rule 22 CFR Part 514 and California State University Executive Order Number 622).


Students who do not show proof of insurance will receive a Registration Hold, and will not be able to register for classes.



Insurance Requirements

For additional information about the insurance waiver requirements please contact Office of International Program.

The form can be found Health Insurance Affidavit


California State University (CSU)-Sponsored Policy

All of these requirements are met by the California State University (CSU)-sponsored policy with Aetna, through Wells Fargo Student Insurance Division.


Wells Fargo Student Insurance Division will automatically notify the SF State Registrar to release the insurance hold upon purchase.


How to Purchase CSU-Sponsored Health Insurance Policy

Credit Card Purchase

  1. Go to the CSU Healthlink SF State Plan.
  2. Go to 2014-2015 San Francisco state University-International (1st section).
  3. Click on "Enroll" and select "Annual".


Money Order or Cashier's Check Purchase

After you complete the enrollment online:

  1. Download the enrollment card for the appropriate term.
  2. Make the money order or cashier's check (in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank) payable to Wells Fargo Student Insurance Division. No personal checks are accepted.
  3. Mail payment and enrollment form to:

            Wells Fargo Student Insurance Division

            11017 Cobblerock Drive, Suite 100

            Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

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How to Use Your Health Insurance


Frequently Asked Questions


Assist America Emergency Travel Insurance

If you are a citizen of Sweden or Norway please submit the following in advance of arrival:

  • A copy of your insurance card with your name on it.
  • Your SF State student identification number.
  • Your email address or phone number


If you have national insurance from another country please refer to how to clear your registration hold.


Coverage for Optional Practical Training

International students interested in purchasing insurance coverage for an Optional Practical Training period must give Wells Fargo Insurance Services a copy of your "Employment Authorization Document" (EAD) card by:

  • Fax to 1-916-231-1825, or
  • Mail to: Wells Fargo Insurance Services - Student Insurance Division

               11017 Cobblerock Drive, Suite 100

               Rancho Cordova, CA 95670


Submit payment by:

  • Credit card by calling Wells Fargo at 1-800-853-5899, or
  • Cashiers or money order to:

   Wells Fargo Insurance Services - Student Insurance Division

   11017 Cobblerock Drive, Suite 100

   Rancho Cordova, CA 95670


You cannot make online payments for Optional Practical Training.


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