Your greatest fortune in life is good health and peace of mind. To protect both, it’s essential to have a plan that can support each step of your recovery journey, from generous coverage to quick claims, giving you the flexibility to choose private healthcare if public hospitals cannot meet your needs.
Founded in Canada, Sun Life Hong Kong Limited has been providing quality services and helping you to achieve life’s dream for over hundred years. Effective from February 28, 2019, Sun Life Hong Kong Limited successfully registered as a certified Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme ("VHIS") Provider (Registration number: 00018) of Food and Health Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“HKSAR"). We aim to offer Hong Kong residents1 a diversity of options in medical coverage for lifelong support and peace of mind.
Sun Life offers VHIS Certified Plan as follows:
- Standard Plan - WeHealth (VHIS Certification Number: S00018-01-000-01)
- Flexi Plan – WeHealth Plus Scheme 1 (VHIS Certification Number: F00026-01-000-01) and WeHealth Plus Scheme 2 (VHIS Certification Number: F00026-01-001-01)
It is voluntary for you to apply for a VHIS and you can apply for tax deduction on the qualifying premium paid on VHIS. For details, please refer to HKSAR Government Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme’s website.
Tax deduction under VHIS
The qualifying premiums you pay for yourself and every insured dependent2 under WeHealth and WeHealth Plus are eligible to tax deductions, up to a limit of HKD8,000 per Insured Person per year. You can claim tax deductions for as many insured dependents as you like, as long as you are the VHIS Policy Holder. There is no cap on the number of dependent(s) that are eligible for tax deduction. This way, you can protect all your loved ones, while enjoying valuable tax benefits.
1 Including holders of Hong Kong Identity Card and children who are Hong Kong residents and under the age of 11.
2 Dependent refers to “specified relative” defined in the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap. 112), subject to the then prevailing underwriting and administrative rules of Sun Life Hong Kong Limited. For meaning of “specified relative”, please refer to the website of the Inland Revenue Department.