Visas and Health in the Netherlands

Want to spend your holiday in the Netherlands? Are you planning an expatriation project in the Netherlands? Whatever the reason you choose to go there, consider taking out travel insurance or expatriate 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.

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  • Political regime: Constitutional monarchy
  • Capital: Amsterdam
  • Area: 41,526 sq km
  • Population: 16.4 million
  • Languages spoken: Dutch, Frisian
  • Currency: euro

Visas Netherlands

If you are a French national or a national of another member state of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA), you have the right to stay in all member countries of these areas without a residence permit and to work there if the duration employment is a maximum of three months. All you need is your national Identity Card or valid passport. If you stay more than six months or work for more than three months, you will need to register with the local authorities.

French Consulate in Amsterdam
Vijzelgracht 2 – Postbus 20018 – 1017 HR – Amsterdam
Tel: 070 312 58 00

Dutch Embassy in Paris
7-9 Eblé Street – 75007 Paris
Email: ambassade@amb-pays-bas.fr

Vaccines and safety in the Netherlands

Vaccines and local diseases

The risk of an attack is taken into account by the Dutch authorities. A general attitude of caution should be recommended in public places, especially at peak times.

Security in the Netherlands

We must be extremely vigilant with regard to pickpockets that regularly run in Brussels stations, especially in Brussels-Midi, the arrival station of the “Thalys” Paris/Brussels/Amsterdam trains. The national terror alert level set by local authorities is currently level 2 (a threat considered unlikely). Before you leave, please consult the health and safety recommendations on the France Diplomatie website.

Health insurance and repatriation in the Netherlands

Why take international health insurance when travelling or living in the Netherlands? Simply because health spending quickly reaches very large sums abroad, which is more with the functioning of the Dutch health system. 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.

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