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Can I Get Insurance Through the New York State Marketplace if I Only Have My Visa, Green Card, a Refugee, Cuban/Haitian Entrant, or Lawful Temporary Resident?

Can I Get Insurance Through the New York State Marketplace if I Only Have My Visa, Green Card, a Refugee, Cuban/Haitian Entrant, or Lawful Temporary Resident?
Does my current immigration status qualify for health insurance through New York State Marketplace?

People with the following immigration statuses qualify for Marketplace coverage. If you are a person with any of the following statuses, you qualify to use the Marketplace. Keep in mind, that for all statuses, information about immigration status will only be used  to determine your  eligibility for coverage and not for immigration enforcement.

  • Refugee
  • Cuban/Haitian Entrant
  • Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR/Green Card holder)
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Lawful Temporary Resident

Here are other immigration statuses that qualify for Marketplace coverage:

Can I Get Insurance Through the New York State Marketplace if I Only Have My Visa, Green Card, a Refugee, Cuban/Haitian Entrant, or Lawful Temporary Resident?
  • Asylee
  • Paroled into the U.S.
  • Conditional Entrant Granted before 1980
  • Battered Spouse, Child and Parent
  • Victim of Trafficking and his/her Spouse, Child, Sibling or Parent
  • Granted Withholding of Deportation or Withholding of Removal, under the immigration laws or under the Convention against Torture (CAT)
  • Individual with Non-immigrant Status, includes worker visas (such as H1, H-2A, H-2B), student visas, U-visa, T-visa, and other visas, and citizens of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau
  • Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)
  • Deferred Action Status (Exception: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is not an eligible immigration status for applying for health insurance)
  • Administrative order staying removal issued by the Department of Homeland Security
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  • Member of a federally-recognized Indian tribe or American Indian Born in Canada
  • Resident of American Samoa
  • Temporary Protected Status with Employment Authorization
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Victim of Trafficking Visa
  • Adjustment to LPR Status
  • Withholding of Deportation, or Withholding of Removal, under the immigration laws or under the Convention against Torture (CAT) (see note below)

What if I have employment authorization?

Can I Get Insurance Through the New York State Marketplace if I Only Have My Visa, Green Card, a Refugee, Cuban/Haitian Entrant, or Lawful Temporary Resident?

If you have the following statuses and you have employment authorization,  you qualify for  coverage through the Marketplace:

  • Registry Applicants
  • Order of Supervision
  • Applicant for Cancellation of Removal or Suspension of Deportation
  • Applicant for Legalization under Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
  • Legalization under the LIFE Act

If you are interested in getting health coverage through the Market Place, please feel free to reach out to us for assistance. We hope this information helps you gain the coverage you need for your self and for your family.

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