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Questions tagged [insurance]

Questions regarding obtaining various types of insurance while moving to a new country or managing insurance requirements by ones home country.

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Is it neccessary for doctoral students to register car in a different EU country to their home country?

I'm about to start a Phd in France, moving from the UK, and am looking to get a car for when I am there. I would like to know if it is necessary to register a car bought in the UK, in France under ...
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How to prove you live somewhere when you live at some friend house for the National Insurance Number in UK?

Got a problem : I will apply for the National Insurance Number in UK, I need to prove I live somewhere they ask me for an invoice with my name ... : / Yet I live at my friend's house ... How can I ...
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Do I normally need a Haftpflichtversicherung (liability insurance) to rent in Germany?

For either long-term renting or Wohnen auf Zeit (shorter term, furnished rentals) in Germany, is a Haftpflichtversicherung (liability insurance) normally required? For example, I looked through the ...
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German health Insurance for New Arrival

I'm moving to Germany this summer and may not have a job solidified beforehand. In that case I'd need to take out a private insurance policy to hold me over until I'm working and on a statutory plan. ...
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US citizen working for US company in Germany

I am a US citizen and have been offered a job by a company in the US. However, they want to give me a US contract and assign me to work at the parent company office space in Germany. So I will be ...
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UK citizen working overseas. Planning a 2-week vacation. For purposes of travel insurance, how long is my “trip”?

Cross posting from the travel stack exchange, on the advice of someone there: I've been living and working in mainland China for just under a year now. I think I am still classed as a 'UK resident' (...
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Will I violate PPACA if I visit the US as an ininsured expatriate US citizen and tourist.

I a US citizen who has been employed and insured in foreign countries for almost 20 years but I just recently resigned from my job to travel a bit and visit the US for a few months as a tourist before ...
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Insurance for Mexican-plated vehicle in the US

I'm a visa holder. My plan is to be around 1,000 miles from the border for a period of 12 to 18 months (Currently on month 4). I brought my Mexican-plated vehicle, since I used to live near the border....
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Insurance for UK residents living abroad

Health insurance for ex-pats abroad? I am thinking of buying a house abroad (outside Europe) and living there for probably 9 months of the year and back here for the other 3 months. I would rent out ...
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Health checkup (Gesundheits-Check-up) in Germany before 35 years old?

It seems that in Germany, under public insurance, you're entitled to a full body health checkup every 2 years once you reach the age of 35 (https://www.krankenkassen.de/gesetzliche-krankenkassen/...
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American English teacher getting health coverage in Japan

There is someone in particular who is seriously considering moving to Japan as an English teacher, through either the J.E.T. program or a private company that has similar ESL positions. However this ...
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Can no claims bonus be transferred from UK to Australia?

I have no claims bonus on my car insurance in UK which drops my premium substantially, there is possibility of me ending up in Australia... I am sure I am not first person to move and I was ...
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Travel insurance in the US when domestic health insurance is provided by the employer

My employer in the US provides sufficient health insurance in the US. But my job (and my private live) involves short-term travels to other parts of the world, including my original country (Germany). ...
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Personal Liability insurance in the US

Coming from Germany, I’m used to have a Personal Liability Insurance (Privathaftpflicht). It is not mandatory, but very recommended to have and not expensive (30-50€ per year). What is the situation ...
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US license, registration, etc. in Canada

I'm going to be working in Canada for a short (36 month) contract. This means that, at least according to the following resources, I should be able to keep my US license, registration, and insurance: ...
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Travel insurance cover under Obama Health or not

I came to US on H1 in March. I purchase Travel insurance for 2 months from India. My company is providing health care insurance for family. I have to pay insurance amount from my salary for my wife ...
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Medical insurance for permanent resident parents Canada

I am a permanent resident of Canada. I am planning to sponsor my parents to come and live with me in Canada as permanent residents. Looking at this page, http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/sponsor/...
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In Singapore, can I use MediShield Life together with private insurance to cover co-insurance parts of both?

With the new mandatory MediShield Life insurance policy, every citizen and PR in Singapore is now covered for basic hospitalization in governmental hospitals. I also have a private insurance, ...
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Help! I'm buying a car registered in Slovakia for use in Spain and the Uk

I am buying a motor home that has Slovakian Plates it has been in the UK for 2 months and I will have it here for 3 weeks then take it to Spain. How can I insure it? The owner is legit and has all ...
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Can Canada-UK dual citizen get EHIC?

My daughter is a Canadian citizen/resident who also has a UK/EU passport. She's going to study in France for 4 months next January. Can she obtain a European Health Insurance Card and if so, how would ...
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International (or European) life insurance? [closed]

I'm an academic and I find myself moving from country to country every couple years (EU + Switzerland). I would like to take a life insurance (death/disability) that will cover me when I move. This is ...
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Health Insurance for ex-pats

Am I covered by G.H.I. Blue Cross/Blue Shield if I move to Italy under an elective residency visa?
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UK car rental 12 month resident having foreign and UK licence

I have two licenses: A full not expired Omani (foreign) licence that I have owned for 5 years. A full not expired UK one I got by passing my test 1 month ago. I did this because a UK resident isn't ...
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Do I have to pay Korean health insurance during my exchange studies, even though I have private insurance?

I am going to be an exchange student at a Korean university. I have my own travel insurance plan from my home country. It covers the whole sojourn period, all planned activities and is valid worldwide....
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Does a EU student in the UK automatically get a National Insurance Number (NIN, NINO)?

I lived in the UK for a full year while doing my Master's degree, six years ago. I was registered at the NHS, and I do have the number written down. Since I was registered at the NHS, is there a ...
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Should I use an online broker to buy travel insurance or Should I buy from the insurance company website? [closed]

I will be travelling to United States to join a graduate program. I need to buy travel insurance for three weeks as I will be an early arrival student. I am thinking of buying Atlas Travel Insurance (...
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US taxation on UK Mortgage Insurance payout

I am a US/UK dual citizen living in the UK. I am married to a UK citizen who does not pay US taxes. We are buying a property in the UK, and the mortgage lender has sold us "Mortgage Insurance", which ...
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Health insurance for Germans living in another EU country temporarily

My partner is a German citizen working in Germany. She will quit her job and come to join me in France soon, initially for a period of a few months (but she may stay longer depending on how things ...
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How common is life insurance with tech jobs in Canada?

I need to get an idea of how common it is for tech jobs in Canada to offer life insurance policies. I know from experience that, in the US, this is a really common thing, but I haven't been able to ...
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Insurance to satisfy visa requirements in South Africa

I am traveling to South Africa in 2015 for one year. I am an EU citizen. I need to get a visa for my contract to be validated. It is now a requirement to get insurance coverage for the period I'm ...
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insurance on foreign cars covers any driver?

I'm driving my car, registered in Romania, in the UK (I'm not a resident). If I'm lending it to another Romanian and he will be stoped by the police, will they see him like an insured driver or not? ...
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Nomad living - Moving retirement funds between many countries?

I have a bit of an unusual work lifestyle. I'm constantly moving between countries. I've been living and working so far in Brazil, Germany, Czech Republic, the UK, Canada and now I'm moving to ...
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Unemployment and health insurance in Germany

I am a German citizen who has been living abroad since I was ten years old. I am planning on moving back to Germany in a few month with my family. I have a daughter and non EU citizen husband. I am ...
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Employment insurance for temporary residents — what are the limitations?

I'm a temporary resident in Canada and I have a work permit corresponding to a 3-year project. I am employed at a university. Each year, employment insurance is deducted from my salary. I see that ...
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What travel insurance meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and the Italian elective residence visa?

Our family is preparing to move from the US to Europe, and we're looking to find suitable health insurance to cover my wife and me and our infant son. We likely will spend more than a month back in ...
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How to choose an expat medical insurance policy, for a non-US citizen?

Expat medical insurance (global medical insurance) is long-term medical cover for those living outside their home country. It's available from a wide variety of providers (Bupa, Aetna, Cigna, IMG, ...
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Self-employed in Germany - private vs. regular insurance [closed]

I'm a thirty-something freelance programmer starting a business and paid work will be scarce at the beginning (I will for the next 6 months be living from savings), so money for other expenses is ...
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Insurance for travel back to home country for personal/family emergencies?

Every expat's worst fear is dealing with an emergency back home from far away. My wife and I are US citizens living in New Zealand. For us it's the question of how we would afford travel back home in ...
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What insurances are common to have in Germany?

Are there any insurances in Germany that are considered important in Germany but which are not required to have as for example a health insurance?
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What insurances to get in Norway?

I have been living in Norway for soon over a year and I was wondering what to do with insurance. I am insured at Storebrand with my employer (private pension, travel, accident) and my girlfriend has ...