Medical Insurance Requirements
- Validated by Italian Consulate: Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:00
European Union Directive (Decision 2004/17/EC of 22 December 2003) sets new requirements for medical insurance, which is a mandatory document for obtaining a visa.
The insurance should be:
- Valid for all Schengen areas if you apply for a short stay visa.
- Your insurance must be valid with a minimum cover of € 30,000 in order to face any expenses that may arise in connection with your repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention or emergency hospital treatment. The insurance should fully cover your stay in the Schengen area for short term visas and 1 Year MINIMUM for a National visa.