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

The general rule is that everyone in the territory of the Czech Republic has to be insured. This means that everyone is obliged to have a properly paid for and valid insurance!.

From September 20, 2023 the provision of comprehensive medical insurance for foreigners in the Czech Republic has changed. It is now be possible to arrange travel and medical insurance in the scope of comprehensive health care with any insurance company authorised to provide it in the Czech Republic.

More information about Insurance can be found here.