Schengen Visa Health Insurance

Who Needs Schengen Visa Insurance?

Who Needs Schengen Visa Insurance?

The Schengen area is a group of European nations with no internal border controls. Starting as a five-nation alliance in 1985, it has since grown to include 29 countries, with additional countries regularly applying to become part of the agreement. The advantage of the Schengen agreement is that it allows travel to or between all member nations with one common visa. This simplifies travel for international visitors, as they are not required to apply for multiple visas to visit several countries during a European trip.

Do I Need Schengen Visa Insurance to Visit Schengen Countries?

If you require a Schengen visa for your trip to a Schengen country or countries, then you will be required to show proof of compliant Schengen visa insurance when you apply for your visa. You will not be granted the visa unless you show proof of acceptable insurance.

Whether or not you require a Schengen visa depends upon your country of residence and the length of your visit. As of this writing, residents of 105 different countries are required to get a Schengen visa – and thus Schengen visa insurance – to travel to any country within the Schengen area.

Conversely, residents of 62 different countries are currently allowed to travel to Schengen countries visa-free for tourism or business purposes for up to 90 days. Since citizens of these countries do not require a Schengen visa unless they intend to stay beyond 90 days, they do not require Schengen visa insurance. Instead, they can purchase travel medical insurance for necessary international health insurance coverage.

For a complete breakdown of who requires a Schengen visa and who does not, please see this page

Buying Schengen Visa Insurance

Fortunately, buying compliant Schengen visa insurance is very convenient. Simply click here and enter your information to view and compare various plans. Make sure to choose a $0 deductible to avoid your Schengen visa getting rejected, and have the names, dates of birth, and passport numbers of all proposed people to be insured available when you are ready to purchase.

Once you’ve completed your purchase, you will be able to access a visa letter within 15 to 30 minutes after the purchase via either your email confirmation, or by logging into MyAccount. You will need to provide this letter as part of the Schengen visa application process.

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Visiting USA?

Healthcare costs are very high in the U.S.

Buy U.S. based visitors insurance and enjoy your trip.

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Traveling abroad?

Did you know that your insurance may not cover you abroad or that it may only provide limited coverage?

Purchase travel medical insurance that includes emergency medical evacuation.

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New immigrant to USA?

You are not eligible to enroll in Medicare for the first 5 years.

Purchase new immigrant medical insurance to bridge the gap.

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Going on a vacation?

You could lose your non-refundable trip costs if you had to cancel your trip.

Buy a trip cancellation insurance package plan and be worry-free.

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Are you an exchange visitor to USA?

The U.S. Department of State requires all J visa holders to purchase compliant insurance.

Buy J visa medical insurance to meet your requirements.

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Traveling to Europe?

Schengen countries require most non-US citizens to purchase Schengen visa insurance.

Make an instant purchase online and get instant visa letter.

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Traveling frequently throughout the year?

You don't need to purchase travel insurance for every trip.

Purchase annual multi trip travel insurance for your travels.

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International student in the U.S.?

Most schools require international students to purchase health insurance.

Purchase international student health insurance that meets most school requirements.

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