Apply for your European Health Insurance Card online. Optional Fast Track application service with immediate cover available if you intend to travel before your card will arrive. To make your application without using the online service, please visit NHS Choices.
The card allows access to state-provided healthcare in all EEA (European Economic Area) countries and Switzerland often for free or at a reduced cost. Everyone who is a UK resident and is travelling abroad should carry a European Health Insurance Card. Each card is valid for up to five years – ensure that your card is valid before travelling.
We provide a comprehensive verification and forwarding service providing complete peace of mind to ensure that any errors on your application form do not unnecessarily delay the issue of your card. You can rest assured that our friendly and efficient team will thoroughly review your application for errors. We are not connected to or affiliated with the National Health Service, The Department of Health or any other official Government body.
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|Telephone EHIC Application Service|
|Postal EHIC Application Service|
|Online Service available 24/7|
|SMS/Email Application Updates|
|Applications checked for errors/omission prior to submission|
|Customer Service available by online LiveChat and SMS|
|Personalised travel advice documents|
|Arrange replacement of lost/stolen card online|
|Multilingual staff to assist in the application process|
|Cost||£24 (£29 for Fast Track applications)||Free|
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You can use our website here to apply for your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) providing you with peace of mind that your application has been reviewed. We will check your application for any errors or omissions and contact you if there are any problems. The fee is £24 for a standard application. Your application will be processed within 3 days and you can normally expect to receive your card 7-10 working days after this.
You will receive an email and text message (if mobile contact number provided) once we have processed your application and forwarded it onto the NHSBA. The optional ‘Fast Track’ application will be verified and forwarded within 3 hours of receipt, during busy times ‘Fast Track’ applications assume priority over standard applications and will be processed first. Regardless of the application type selected there will be no affect on the speed of the card being processed via the NHS or Royal Mail delivery. You can expect to receive your card(s) which ever method you choose within 10-12 days.
You can phone the NHS Business Services Authority Application line on: 0845 606 2030. There is no charge to make an application by phone other than the cost of the phone call. You can expect to receive your card(s) within 10 days.
You can apply via the NHSBA site (www.ehic.org.uk) There is no application review service and so there is no charge for applying via this method. However the website is only available at certain times of the day and is unavailable overnight.