Health insurance France

Are you planning to move to France for your life project, vacation or studies? Make sure you take out health insurance and find out all you can about the French healthcare system.

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Whether you’ve decided to move to France for professional or personal reasons, or for an internship or vacation, make sure you take out Schengen visa or expatriate health insurance for you and your family. This will help you avoid unexpected financial, health and legal risks. When choosing international insurance, pay particular attention to coverage for repatriation, hospitalization, civil liability and other emergency medical expenses. Mondassur can help you issue an insurance certificate for your Schengen visa, Long Stay visa or residence permit renewal.

Student insurance France

The insurance that covers your stay for your studies in France.



/ month

Expatriate insurance France

International health insurance to cover your expatriation in France.



/ month

Travel insurance France

Health insurance to cover your trip to France.



/ trip

Visa Long Stay France

Insurance for your long-stay visa in France.



/ month

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Information on health insurance in France

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Political system: Semi-presidential system
Capital: Paris
Surface area: 551,695 km²
Population: 67.75 million
Languages spoken: French
Currency: Euro

Visas France

For European Union nationals, a simple identity card is now sufficient. European Community nationals enjoy freedom of movement. The possibility of working in a country other than one’s own is recognized within the EEA. No work visa is required in this case.

Contact the French embassy or consulate in your country.

Vaccines and Safety in France


  • Compulsory vaccinations and certificates: There are no compulsory vaccinations for visitors. The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) certifies your entitlement to health insurance in Europe. During a temporary stay in a member state of the European Union, it entitles you to reimbursement of medically necessary treatment. We recommend that you take out additional insurance.
  • Recommended vaccinations and certificates: Diphtheria, tetanus and polio vaccinations (DTP) and BCG tuberculosis vaccination.
  • Local diseases: Nothing to report

Health insurance in France

Why take out international health insurance when traveling or living in France? Quite simply because healthcare costs can quickly reach very high levels abroad. Health insurance is compulsory in France when applying for a Schengen Visa. Repatriation cover is also an essential criterion. In the event of a serious accident, medical repatriation to the nearest medical center or to the country of residence may be necessary. Depending on where you are at the time of the accident, and the medical prognosis, it may be necessary to charter a helicopter or medical aircraft.

Mondassur can help you choose an international health insurance policy by helping you compare the different offers on the market. Depending on your profile, we can offer you different types oftravel insurance,international student insurance andexpatriate insurance.

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