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The European Health Insurance Card

This card ensures that you will get the same access to public sector health care (e.g. a doctor, a pharmacy, a hospital or a health care centre) as nationals of the country you are visiting. Sweden, Norway, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia all accept this card for treatment in their respective public sector healthcare system. However, it is important to note that the card does not cover you for private sector health care providers. Neither does the card cover your health care costs while abroad if you are travelling in order to obtain treatment for an illness or injury that you had before travelling.


Applying for the card


Foreign Ministry Offices

Denmark: http://www.um.dk

Sweden:  http://www.regeringen.se

Norway: http://www.regjeringen.no/nb/dep/ud.html?id=833

Finland: http://formin.finland.fi/public/default.aspx?culture=sv-FI&contentlan=3

Lithuania: http://www.urm.lt

Latvia: http://www.am.gov.lv

Estonia: http://www.vm.ee

Allianz Global Assistance follows the Swedish Foreign Ministry Office and British Foreign & Commonwealth Office recommendations for which areas or countries you should not to travel to. In addition, we also follow the World Health Organisation’s recommendations, especially where certain vaccinations or other preventative measures (such as malaria tablets) are recommended. Failure to follow these guidelines may prevent claims from being paid. You can keep yourself updated via the current lists as follows:

Swedish Foreign Ministry Office:  http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/3436

British Foreign & Commonwealth Office: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/

World Health Organisation:

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