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All ESSEX students Inbound and Outbound are required to carry the CISI Bolduc medical insurance. Insurance MUST be purchased prior to departing on exchange, even if you have other health insurance.

Long Term students will receive an email with a link specific to them indicating the plan they must take. 


If you have any questions please contact your District Chair.


More information on the links below


Our offices are located at:

1 High Ridge Park 
Stamford, CT 06905

You can also reach us at the following numbers/email:

Phone: 800-303-8120 or 203-399-5556
E-mail: cisiwebadmin@culturalinsurance.com


To access our most current applications, please click on the following link: Rotary Youth Exchange Insurance Application

Remember unless otherwise instructed do not apply directly to CISI, you will receive a special link to apply. 


Frequently Asked Questions   

What are the differences between the Plans:


Plan A, Plan B and Plan B+ (For all Exchange Durations):


Accident and Sickness for students traveling outside of the United States

Plan B pays 100% of usual and customary covered charges up to the $1,000,000 USD maximum (out of pocket expenses $0).


Accident and Sickness for students traveling into the United States,

*Plan B pays 80% of the first $5,000, 100% thereafter of usual and customary charges up to the $1,000,000 USD maximumonce the student pays a one-time $100 deductible (out of pocket expenses $1100).


*Plan B+ pays 100% of usual and customary covered charges up to $1,000,000 USD maximum.


For Outbound and STEP (Short Term) exchanges only,

Plan A goes to 80% payment of usual and customary charges up the $1,000,000 USD maximum once the student pays a one-time $100 deductible. This means the student and his/her family is responsible for 20% of expense up to $1,000,000 USD. We recommend participants purchase Plan A only if they have a supplemental policy that will pay the difference.(Please check with your District Chair before you apply for plan A.)


How can I pay for the insurance?

Insurance payment is due in full at the time of enrollment. U.S. checks, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, U.S. money orders, and wire transfers (if necessary) are acceptable. Foreign checks cannot be processed; however, international bank checks drawn from U.S. banks in U.S. dollars are acceptable.


How to enroll?

Every Inbound and Outbound student will receive a special link by email for enrollment. A credit card payment is required. Insurance materials are e-mailed back to the participant instantly. CISI-Bolduc encourages students inbound to the U.S. to contact their credit card company or bank prior to purchasing the insurance via credit card due to a heightened risk of international credit card fraud. Such security measures mean that some unusual transactions may be denied.


How long does it take for you to process my insurance application?

Complete application and payment must be received prior to departure date of the exchange in order for insurance to begin that day.


Once I send my application and payment, will I get anything back to confirm I have insurance? 

Once we receive your completed application and payment, your insurance enrollment should be processed within five business days. Online enrollments will be processed instantly.


When can my insurance begin?

Upon enrollment, you will receive an email confirmation which will contain your insurance ID card, policy brochure, claim form and consulate letter.  Your policy will start on the day of departure and will expire once you return back to your home country.