Basic medical insurance for foreigners in the Czech Republic – Urgent care

The basic medical insurance for foreigners package covers urgent medical care for a 90-day stay in the Czech Republic. Want to be covered for more health care situations? Consider choosing a comprehensive health insurance package for foreigners.

  • Suitable for 90-day stays and shorter.
  • The best insurance for foreigners from trusted companies.
  • With electronic signature for applying online.
  • Valid in the whole Schengen area.
  • Quick online arrangement and immediately valid.
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Basic medical insurance for foreigners vs. Comprehensive health insurance for foreigners

Frenkee and his partners have designed 2 health insurance packages pro foreigners in the Czech Republic: Basic medical insurance for foreigners and comprehensive health insurance for foreigners, the latter offering you preventive care programs, dental care and basic medical services throughout the Schengen area.

Compare the 2 health care packages for foreigners.

Basic medical insurance
Basic medical insurance

Basic medical attention for a stay in the Czech Republic not exceeding 90 days.

from 370 Kč /month

This insurance covers:

  • urgent care
  • hospitalization
  • medicine prescriptions
  • urgent dental care
  • transportation to medical facility
  • repatriation to home country
  • 24/7 assistance service

You’ll have to pay for:

  • preventive care
  • institutional care
  • rehabilitation
  • vaccination of child patients
  • psychiatric and psychological care
  • treatment of hepatitis or HIV/AIDS
  • treatment of congenital defects and chronic diseases
  • organ transplantation, hemophilia treatment, insulinotherapy and hemodialysis
No unpleasant surprises
Comprehensive health insurance
Comprehensive health insurance

The broadest health care coverage and an insurance package for a 90-day stay in the Czech Republic.

from 721 Kč /month

This insurance covers:

  • preventive care
  • diagnostic care
  • ambulatory care
  • preventive care to avoid chronic disease
  • institutional care
  • rehabilitation
  • ambulances
  • transportation medicine prescriptions
  • repatriation
  • 24/7 assistance service

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Who must arrange commercial health insurance in the Czech Republic?

Those who are not EU citizens and apply for a Czech visa or residence permit for 90 days or more. If you need a visa, you must arrange comprehensive insurance with Všeobecná zdravotní pojišťovna. We will be happy to help you with that as well, if you write to us at

Stays not exceeding 90 days can be covered by normal travel insurance or basic medical insurance for foreigners, alternatively by a comprehensive health insurance package for foreigners, that will equip you with the broadest medical coverage except for care during pregnancy. 

Insurance covers

  • The basic medical care package will pay for your acute treatment.
  • Comprehensive insurance for foreigners also covers preventive care and non-acute treatment.

Benefits of the comprehensive health care package.

  • Covers emergency medical care throughout the Schengen area for a max. 30-day stay.
  • Comprehensive health care si comparable to the public health care system.
  • Frenkee’s partners form a strong international network to support you anywhere.
  • Arrangable online and immediately valid.
  • Insurance companies with their own doctors.
  • Consult acute medical problems by phone with telemedical services.

Frequently asked questions

  • FAQ - otázka

    What is the difference between a long-term and permanent stay?

    A long-term stay is for third country nationals that wish to stay longer than 6 months in the Czech Republic. A permanent stay permit can be obtained by foreigners that have lived continuously in the Czech Republic for the past 5 years making use of a long-term stay permit or other forms of residence permit as stated by the law.   
    FAQ - odpověď
  • FAQ - otázka

    What are contractual or participating medical facilities and how do I get their address?

    Medical facilities that have a cooperation contract with a specific health insurance company. The facilities that cooperate with your health insurance company are the ones you should contact in the first place in case of need.  You will get a list of them with your insurance contract and can ask for more info when contacting the assistance helpline of your insurance company.
    FAQ - odpověď
  • FAQ - otázka

    Which countries are currently in the EU?

    Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Cyprus, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Romania, Greece, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
    FAQ - odpověď
  • FAQ - otázka

    Where can I find offices of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic?

    A list of offices and branches can be found on their official website.
    FAQ - odpověď
  • FAQ - otázka

    What data are part of the records of employees from the EU?

    For EU citizens, this information is: identification data, permanent address, current delivery address, travel document number and name of the authority issuing it, type of work, place of performance and time during which you plan to employ this person, gender, day the commencement and termination of employment.
    FAQ - odpověď

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