Visas and Health in Spain
Would you like to spend your holiday in Spain? Are you planning an expatriation project in Spain? Whatever the reason you choose to go there, consider taking outtravelor 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: Constitutional monarchy
- Capital: Madrid
- Area: 504,782 sq km
- Population: 44.7 million
- Spoken languages: Spanish
- Currency: euro
For EU nationals, a simple ID card is all it takes. Nationals of the European community benefit from free movement within the European Union and no work permits are required. If the stay is to last more than 3 months, you must apply for a residence permit (permito de residenceia) with the Foreign Police within thirty days of arrival in the country.
French Embassy in Madrid
Calle de Salustiano – Olozaga 928001 – Madrid
Tel: 34 423 89 00
Fax: 34 423 89 01
Spanish Embassy in Paris
22 Marceau Avenue – 75381 Paris Cedex 08
Vaccines and Safety in Spain
Vaccines and local diseases
No vaccine is required for visitors. The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) certifies your rights to health insurance in Europe. During a temporary stay in a Member State of the European Union, it allows you to benefit from the medically necessary care. It is recommended that you take out additional insurance.
Security in Spain
The terrorist threat level is estimated at 4 out of 5 by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior. Don’t hesitate to check the France Diplomatie website to keep up to date with the ministry’s latest recommendations.
Health insurance and repatriation in Spain
Why take international health insurance when travelling or living in Spain? 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.