Health Insurance

Find below the information regarding your stay in the Czech Republic. Depending on the citizenship you are holding, you either belong to one of these categories: EU citizens (including those coming from the Schengen Area – Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland) or non-EU citizens. According to this, please refer to the information below.

!Important information!

Please, be aware of the fact that the full and actual information is always available at the website of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic.

EU Citizens

  • EU citizens (as well as citizens of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland) – has a European Health Insurance Card – its entitled the necessary and urgent health care free of charge
  • It is highly recommended to have a supplementary travel health insurance (conclude a contract in your home country before arrival to Prague)

Non-EU Citizens

Non-EU citizens, staying in the Czech Republic longer than 90 days, must contract an insurance with an insurance company, which is licensed to operate the insurance in the territory of the Czech Republic according to a special legal regulation. It is recommended to consult the Czech Embassy or consulate and verify whether the insurance meets the requirements for an application for a visa or residence permit for the study purpose for a stay over 90 days longer. The health insurance of the foreign national should also cover care associated with COVID-19 disease. Please, check with your insurance company if the costs associated with COVID-19 disease are covered in your chosen insurence service. 

Pojišťovna VZP, a.s. The company declares to cover all medical care provided in connection with the corona virus (see here).
Maxima pojišťovna, a.s. The company recommends the its STANDARD nebo PREMIUM insurance for foreigners.
Slavia pojišťovna, a.s. The company recommends KOMPLEX insurance package for foreigners.
AXA Assistance
UNIQUA pojišťovna, a.s. The company covers the medical costs related to the COVID-19 in the same regime as other diseases.
ERGO pojišťovna, a.s. With the WELCOME KOMPLEX package, all medical care provided in connection with the corona virus will be covered.