Travel Insurance Requirements

It is a mandatory document for obtaining a visa.

The travel insurance should be:

  • Valid for all Schengen area if you apply for a short stay visa. (If insurance specifies only France, it is not valid).
  • Valid for France if it is required in the document list and for long stay.
  • Valid for DROM/CTOM (French overseas departments and territories) according to your itinerary.
  • Your travel Insurance must be valid with a minimum cover of € 30,000.
  • Your travel insurance should fully cover minimum your stay in the Schengen area for short term visas and 1 Year MINIMUM for a National visa.


We remind you that it is mandatory to have  insurance to apply for Schengen visa( except for Diplomatic or Special passport holders).


Insurté© has selected two international leaders in the insurance market which allows you to get your insurance certificate online through the links below:

 Axa-Assistance  telechargement 



 We remind you that you are free to subscribe any insurance you want. The list of insurers and intermediaries in your country is available here: