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Travel Medical Insurance



When you apply for a Schengen visa, you need to possess travel medical insurance covering all expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention and/or emergency hospital treatment or death.

The insurance must be valid throughout the entire Schengen Area and cover the entire period of stay (transit).

The minimum coverage must be EUR 30,000.

When travelling based on an invitation officially verified by the Alien Police Service, the insurance coverage referred to therein pertains only to the territory of the Czech Republic. Applicants are therefore requested to arrange coverage for the entire Schengen Area confirming to the above specifications.



While the information is being translated, kindly refer to the Czech version.


Visa-Free Foreign Nationals

In the matter of medical travel insurance, we refer foreign nationals who do not require visas for their stay in the Czech Republic / Schengen Area to information on the website of the Alien Police Service.



Legal sources:

● Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code) – Article 15

● Act No 326/1999 Coll., on the Residence of Foreign Nationals in the Czech Republic and Amending Certain Acts – § 180i, § 180j and § 103 r)