ScotiaLife® Accidental Death Insurance

You can't predict accidents, but you can plan for them.

Up to $10,000 coverage – at no cost

Are you a Scotiabank customer, 18-74 years of age and a Canadian resident? You and your spouse can each receive $5,000 of complimentary accidental death insurance.

Reasons to consider accidental death insurance:

  • Safeguard your family's future in the event of an accident

  • Provides a lump sum tax-free payout

  • Guaranteed acceptance

  • You can enrol no matter what. No questions asked

ScotiaLife® Accidental Death Insurance features

Tax-free benefits

Of up to $350,000 paid as a lump sum to your named beneficiary, should you pass away due to a covered accident

A living benefit

Paid directly to you, should you be in a hospital for 365 consecutive days immediately following a covered accident

Guaranteed acceptance

If you are a Scotiabank customer, reside in Canada, and are 18 to 74 years of age, your acceptance into the plan is guaranteed. Your spouse, if also residing in Canada and 18 to 74 years of age, is guaranteed acceptance as well - even if your spouse is not a Scotiabank customer

Affordable group rates

Guaranteed never to increase after you enrol and spousal coverage is half price. See our rate table.

Convenient payment options

Pay your premiums monthly through your Scotiabank credit card, chequing or savings account.

$5,000 of complimentary accidental death insurance

For both you and your spouse, up to 5 full years

30-day review period

To ensure you're completely satisfied with your plan

No medical questions to enrol

You can enrol no matter what. No questions asked

Add the optional Critical Injury benefit

This extra coverage is available when you enrol for at least $25,000 of Accidental Death Insurance. Optional Critical Injury provides a benefit for Loss of Limb(s), Paralysis of Limb(s), Loss of Sight, Loss of Hearing, or Loss of Speech due to an accident. Accidental Death and Critical Injury coverage is also available for your dependant children.

What's not covered

To take the guesswork out of buying accidental death insurance, we've put together a list of what isn't covered. ScotiaLife® Accidental Death Insurance does not cover death or hospital confinement due to:
 
  • any naturally occurring condition, illness or disease or bodily or mental infirmity of any kind, or medical or surgical treatment for any such condition, illness, disease or infirmity bacteria, viruses, fungi, prions or any other pathogens;
  • suicide, intentionally self-inflicted injury while sane or any self-inflicted injury while insane an accidental bodily injury sustained while under the influence of any drug, unless the drug was prescribed by a physician and taken as directed an accidental bodily injury sustained while the Insured’s blood alcohol concentration was in excess of eighty (80) milligrams of alcohol per one hundred (100) millilitres of blood;
  • an accidental bodily injury sustained while under the influence of any poison or gas that was voluntarily taken, administered, absorbed or inhaled flying (except as a fare paying passenger on a recognized commercial airline on a regularly scheduled flight) or any other form of aerial activity;
  • war (declared or undeclared), riot or civil commotion, insurrection or hostilities of any kind participation as a professional athlete in an athletic competition or demonstration commission of, or attempt to commit, or the provocation of any indictable criminal offense

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