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EHIC & E111 Forms for Holidays and Travel around Europe

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What is the E111 Form?

The E111 form did entitle you to reduced health care costs when you visit a European Union country and is issued from the UK. From the 1st of September 2005 E111 are not available.

What is the EHIC form?

The EHIC form entitles you to reduced health care costs when you visit a European Union country and is issued from Ireland and other EU countries. EHICs now replace E111 in the UK and Ireland.


Do I need travel insurance if I have an E111 form?

If you are travelling to Europe and have an E111 form you still need travel insurance.
*Travel insurance policies for Europe to go with E111

Do I need travel insurance if I have an EHIC form?

If you are travelling to Europe and have an EHIC form you still need to take out travel insurance.
*Travel insurance policies for Europe to go with EHIC

Changes since 1st September 2005 in the UK

The UK has adopted the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Where are EHIC forms?

EHIC for UK residents is available here.

http://www.ehic.org.uk

EHIC for residents of Ireland is available here.

http://www.ehic.ie/onlineapp2.htm

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