Please Note: Following the results of the EU referendum, no changes have been announced to the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) service. The NHS Business Services Authority will be continuing to provide the EHIC service as usual and cover will still continue to be provided under the EHIC scheme. You can complete the application form online and use your European Health Insurance Card in exactly the same way as before.
The old E111 paper based form is no longer valid from January 2006. The old E111 has been replaced with the new European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). The card holder will have access to state-offered healthcare in Switzerland and all European Economic Area Countries (EEA). It is advisable for all UK residents travelling abroad to carry these cards. It should be ensured before every trip that the card is valid and up to date. An EHIC Card is valid for up to five years. You can apply by using this website, with the application form provided below.
It is important to keep in mind that europe ehic services is not associated, partnered, networked or affiliated with the nhsbsa or any other government body. You may, if you wish to, apply directly without cost for an ehic card by using the official government website by simply clicking the web link at the top of the page visit gov.uk.
If you wish alternatively you can apply any time at your own leisure through our website using the application form provided below. Our team will make sure that your application will be thoroughly reviewed for mistakes. A service charge is applicable for the service that we offer. Please read our terms and conditions carefully before using our website. We offer a complete verification service of the application form and forwarding service to ascertain that the whole process is error-free and swift thereby saving any preventable delays or hold-ups.
Your EHIC card will be valid for 5 years.