Travel Health Insurance for Schengen Visa
from € 30 / 30 days (up to 2 years)
(used also for Visa Application or Extension abroad at the Embassy
or in the Foreigners Office in Germany, Europe (EU) and Schengen)

Insurance company:
Hanse-Merkur Reiseversicherung AG, Siegfried-Wedells-Platz 1, 20354 Hamburg

Visa: Application and Extension
Yes, you can use this insurance for Visa Application or Extension at the embassy and in the aliens department (Ausländerbehörde).
The insurance meets the current valid requirements for a Schengen-Visa made by the decision of the European Union Council on 13.07.2009 and therefore can be used for Visa Application or Extension. The required minimum coverage of 30,000 Euro is ensured and is stated on the insurance policy.

Insurance documents: A few minutes after the Online Registration you will receive by email your insurance documents as PDF Files. These documents are needed for your doctor's appointment, but also for presentation at embassies, consulates and foreign authorities.

Print and use them for your next doctor's visit, for Visa Application or Extension.

Health Insurance for Visitors in Germany and EU Europa

Travel Health Insurance for foreign Visitors and Guests in Germany, Austria, all states of the European Union (currently 27 countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom), Switzerland and Liechtenstein


Insurance company:

Hanse-Merkur Reiseversicherung AG
Siegfried-Wedells-Platz 1, 20352 Hamburg


Travel Health-Insurance: maximuum Age

74 years


Maximum Duration of the International Insurance Policy

2 years


Health Insurance for your Visitors: Visa Appilcation / Visa Extension Germany and EU

The insurance cover complies with the requirements for a Schengen Visa(Schengen Visum) made by the decision of the European Union Council on 13.07.2009. A few minutes after the Online Application you will receive by email your insurance documents as PDF Files. In the case you have also a german address, you will receive 3-5 workig days later all documents also per post in paper form. Please use these documents for the visa application or visa extension in the embassy, consulate, foreign authority or Border stations.


Formal Obligation (Verpflichtungserklärung) for Visa

The formal obligation (Verpflichtungserklärung) is the written obligation, you should do in Ausländerbehörde (foreign office) in order to invite your guest / visitors to Germany. The Care Economy international health insurance presented here covers also you, the host, in particular, against most financial risks of this formal obligation (Verpflichtungserklärung). A combination with Care Protector accident/liability policy reduces the remaining risks from a formal obligation significantly.


Travel Health Insurance: Price Information

Versicherer: Hanse Merkur Reiseversicherung AG
Single premium health insurance
Term of insurance up to ... days up to 64 years 65-74 years
90 € 1.00 / day € 2.95 / day
91 - 180 € 1.35 / day € 3.70 / day
181 - 365 € 1.95 / day € 4.95 / day
366 - 730 € 2.40 / day € 7.90 / day
Minimum premium per person and term: 10.00 €
Monthly payment type for health insurance is only possible from 180 days term of insurance and choosing direct debit.
Monthly premium health insurance
Term of insurance up to ... days up to 64 years 65-74 years
180 - 365 € 50.00 / month € 126.00 / month
366 - 730 € 75.00 / month € 242.00 / month
The max insurance period - including all possible renewals - is two years. In case of renewals the difference between the premium for the period originally chosen and the premium for the newly requested total period is then payable as a differential premium.



EU Member states (2017) covered by the Health Insurance for Visitors

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom



Technical note: Filling in the online application form

If after submitting the online application you see only a white blank page, please move with your mouse to the upper half of the screen. There you will have to confirm eventually your personal data again in order to finish the online application and receive as next your insurance documents.

If the problem persists, please send us an email (click here) .
We will try to help you as soon as possible!

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