Student health insurance POLAND
When do I need to apply for a student health insurance for Poland?
If I am a national from a non EU/EEA country for example Ukraine, Russia, China, Vietnam… it is necessary to apply for a student health insurance before arriving in Poland.
Why is it necessary to have a student health insurance in Poland?
- For certain nationalities, a student visa is necessary to study in Poland. During the visa application procedure, you need an adequate student health insurance that covers the requirements of the Polish immigration authorities.
- If you are ill or have an accident in Poland, the insurance will cover your emergency medical treatments in a hospital, by a general practitioner or a specialist.
I’m from an EU/EEA country or Switzerland do I need this emergency insurance?
By default, you can use your European Health Insurance Card provided by your local insurer. However, it is highly recommended to have a private insurance as can cover benefits like for example repatriation, search and rescue, third party liability etc. which is not covered by the EHIC.