Term life insurance

So you can protect your business

  • Finance a shareholder agreement
  • Give your family the financial means to buy back your business
  • Get the money you need to buy back a partner’s shares if they die

Why choose Desjardins?


Can be converted into permanent coverage without having to provide proof of good health

Multi-coverage discount

Get a competitive rate by combining 2 or more eligible coverage options in the same policy

How does it work?

  • It has budget-friendly options to cover all your short- and medium-term needs.
  • There’s a wide variety of coverage durations to choose from. Whether you’ve just started working, care for your kids full-time or are an established professional, you can find a policy that works for you.
  • You can renew your policy at the end of the term without having to provide new medical documents.
  • When you die, your loved ones will receive a tax-free lump-sum payment.


You can be covered until age 65 or 85.

Set premium

Choose what works best for you (for 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 years, or until age 65).

Additional coverage

  • Accident: In case of an accident, you and your children are covered.
  • Disability: If you’re unable to work because of a disability, we’ll pay your premiums for up to 5 months.
  • As a couple: You can take out a joint policy.
  • Increase your coverage based on the market value of your share of the business during the first 10 years after the policy is issued
  • Benefits:
    • No proof of good health required
    • Sound financial risk management
  • Get the right coverage for your growing business

You and your loved ones always have access to our complimentary assistance services, whether you’re looking for general information or need help getting through a difficult time:

  • 24/7 phone assistance services where you can get advice from a nursing professional on various health matters, including nutrition, vaccination, childcare, medication and the use of natural products

Did you know?

You can insure your children—even if they haven’t been born yet! They’ll be covered for their entire lives, no matter what happens to their health.

Client services

For information about your contract or to change your address

1-888-558-5525 This link will launch your default phone software.

File a claim External link.

Assess your coverage needs

Find the insurance amount that’s right for you by assessing your coverage needs and getting a quote —in person or online!

Get a quote External link. Opens in a new window. Meet with an advisor - External link. Opens in a new window.

You can also reach an advisor by calling 1-866-838-7661 This link will launch your default phone software.
Monday- toFriday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET)

This coverage is a product of Desjardins Insurance distributed in Quebec through financial security advisors employed by Desjardins Financial Security, Financial Services Firm. Desjardins Insurance refers to Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company.