European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

<div class="ExternalClass403EA92B1E2043308B2E905DC372E0DF"><div class="ExternalClass4E343D5C824542BF80B1E75E2B16822D" style="font-size: 13px;"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; vertical-align: top; font-size: 13px;"><span style="font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif; color: black;">Persons issued with a European Health
 Insurance Card will be eligible to free or reduced-cost emergency medical
 treatment during temporary visits in EEA countries and Switzerland.&#160; The purpose of the EHIC is to facilitate
 access to medical care during the holder’s temporary stay in another Member
 State, and to speed up reimbursement of the costs incurred.&#160; For more detailed information about the EHIC </span><a href="https://health.gov.mt/en/cbhc/Pages/Entitlement/Applying-for-an-EHIC.aspx" title="EHIC information"><span style="font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;">click here</span><span style="font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif; color: black;">.&#160;</span></a></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; vertical-align: top; font-size: 13px;"><b><span style="font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif; color: black;">Who
is eligible for the Service?<br></span></b><span style="font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif; color: black;">Persons who are ordinarily residing in
Malta and are covered by the national Social Security legislation.&#160;</span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;">&#160;</span></p>
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</span><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; vertical-align: top; font-size: 13px;"><b><span style="font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif; color: black;">Applying for an EHIC<br></span></b><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;">The EHIC is free. A separate
 application form is needed for each person, with</span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;"> the exception of children
 under 16.</span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;">&#160;&#160; </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;">The application form should
 reach the Entitlement Unit at least fifteen (15) working days prior to the
 departure date to allow for processing and postage of the card.</span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;">​</span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;segoe ui&quot;, sans-serif;">&#160;</span></p></div>
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Contact
Entitlement Unit,
Ground Floor,
Ex- Outpatients Building,
St. Luke's Hospital, G'Mangia Hill,, G'Mangia, Malta.

Telephone
+356 25952400

Email
entitlement.doh@gov.mt