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For Erasmus, the EHIC card from the home country is enough. During her stay, your friend is still officially registered as a student in your home country so that is where she is registered for health insurance. In addition, EHIC card entitles one to necessary health care in all EU countries so she is covered in case of an emergency. Still, it can be a good ...


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The EU/EEA has a coordination system for social security (which includes national health insurance). One of the fundamental rules of this system is that you are always subject to exactly one national social/health insurance system. Which country you are insured in is determined by a set of rules or (in complicated cases) by a decision of the relevant ...


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An updated answer for future readers: Private individuals cannot seek insurance through Kammarkollegiet, it seems. Organizations such as universities can, and if you are a tuition-paying student will probably do so for you. In my case, I was able to acquire a personnummer smoothly with only my Finnish passport thanks to the Inter-Nordic agreement. If you ...


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Succinct information on each EU country is available on the EU's EHIC website and in the apps you can download there. Specifically, in France, you should contact the local CPAM (caisse primaire d'assurance maladie). There is at least one CPAM per département and they generally have offices in all middle-size towns. To look up yours, you can use ameli.fr (...


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You have to be covered by an EU health scheme to get an EHIC. Because you are not a resident of the UK, you are not eligible for the NHS. You might buy insurance in France, though, while you are there; this would, I believe, entitle you to get an EHIC so your emergency care is covered in case you travel elsewhere in Europe during your stay in France. If ...


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Unfortunately it is quite common that NHS staff is wrong in whether you are insured or not, and they prefer taking money upfront in these cases. The main confusion in your case is that while NHS treatments are free for you if you are a student on a course for more than 6 months, you can only apply for an EHIC card if you are an ordinary resident in the UK, ...


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The official website of the European Commission states that: To be eligible for a card, you must be insured by or covered by a state social security system in any Member State of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland You are thus eligible because you're covered by the British state social security system. This is explained in ...


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