Would you like to spend your holidays in Romania? Are you planning an expatriation project in Romania? Whatever the reason you choose to go there, consider taking out travel insurance or expat health insurance for you and your family. This will avoid possible financial, health, and legal complications in the event of an unannounced accident. We advise you to favour contracts whose guarantees cover repatriation, hospital costs, civil liability and other emergency medical expenses.
- Political regime: Parliamentary Republic
- Capital: Bucharest
- Area: 238,391 sq km
- Population: 22.5 million
- Languages spoken: Romanian and Hungarian
- Currency: Leu
Nationals of EU member states do not need a visa. However, it is imperative to have a valid passport. For a stay of more than 30 days it is necessary to obtain, in Romania, from the competent authorities, the extension of the right of residence.
French Embassy in Bucharest
13-15 Strada Biserica Amzei – BP 143
Tel: 40 303 10 00
Fax: 40 303 10 90
Romanian Embassy in Paris
5 Rue de l’Exposition – 75343 Paris Cedex 07
Vaccines and safety in Romania
Vaccines and local diseases
No vaccine is required for visitors.
- For adults, don’t forget vaccines for tetanus, polio, hepatitis A and B, typhoid, diphtheria and for at-risk groups: tuberculosis and rabies.
- For children, don’t forget vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, tuberculosis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A and B, (long stay), typhoid (long stay for 5-year-old travelers and older).
In Romania, the following diseases are common: Ascaris, diphtheria, tick encephalitis (see ticks), hepatitis A and B, sexually transmitted diseases, polio, rabies, AIDS, tetanus, tuberculosis.
Security in Romania
Romania is located in an area of seismic activity. Earthquakes can occur and strongest tremors can cause significant damage. Consider visiting the France Diplomacy website before you leave for official recommendations from the Embassy.
Health insurance and repatriation in Romania
Why take international health insurance when travelling or living in Romania? Simply because health spending quickly reaches very high amounts abroad. In addition, the repatriation guarantee is an essential criterion. In the event of a serious accident it is sometimes necessary to carry out a medicalized repatriation to the nearest medical centre or to the country of residence. Depending on where you are at the time of the accident, and depending on the medical prognosis, it may be necessary to Charter a helicopter or a medicalized aircraft.
Mondassur supports you in your choice of international health insurance by helping you compare the different offers on the market. Depending on your profile, we will be able to offer you different travel,international student and expatriate insurance packages.