Frenkee Health Insurance for Foreigners
for short and long-term stays in CR
Every foreigner who wishes to stay in the Czech Republic, whether for a short or long duration, must have public or commercial health insurance. If you are not eligible for public insurance, you will need health insurance for foreigners in the form of urgent care or comprehensive health insurance. Both options can be arranged for stays up to 90 days (from the entry into the country until the 90th day of your stay) as well as for long-term stays in the Czech Republic. This insurance complies with the requirements of Act No. 326/1999 Coll., on the Stay of Foreigners in the Territory of the Czech Republic, and is recognized by the Ministry of the Interior and the Foreign Police of the Czech Republic. Whether the purpose of your stay is study, employment, or starting a family, having health insurance for foreigners within the defined scope is necessary to obtain or extend a visa.
- For short-term (up to 90 days) and long-term stays.
- The best insurance for foreigners in the Czech Republic from trusted partners.
- Extensive network of contracted doctors.
- Without participation
- Valid throughout Schengen.
- Quick online application and immediate coverage. Ideal for online submissions at government offices.
Basic health insurance for foreigners vs. Comprehensive health insurance for foreigners
In collaboration with the best insurance providers, Frenkee has prepared 2 health insurance packages for foreigners in the Czech Republic: Basic health insurance for foreigners, which covers urgent care, and comprehensive health insurance for foreigners, which allows you to access preventive programs and dental treatments as well.
Want peace of mind? Comprehensive care is exactly what you're looking for!
Only the most necessary medical treatment for 90 days in the Czech Republic.
The insurance includes:
- necessary and urgent examination for diagnosis and treatment
- hospitalization in hospital
- Prescribed medications for outpatient treatment
- emergency dental care
- transfer to a medical facility
- repatriation to insured person's home country
- 24/7 assistance service
You pay out of your own pocket:
- preventive care
- medical and institutional care
- vaccination for child policyholders
- psychiatric and psychological treatment
- treatment of diseases such as jaundice or HIV/AIDS
- treatment of birth defects
- organ transplantations, treatment of hemophilia, insulin therapy and hemodialysis
Widest coverage of health care with preventive programs for 90 days in the Czech Republic.
The insurance includes:
- preventive care
- diagnostic care
- outpatient care
- dispensary care for patients with chronic conditions
- Institutional and medical care
- Emergency services
- Transport of patient and provision of ambulatory prescribed medications
- repatriation of the insured person
- 24/7 assistance service
3 simple steps and you're insured
Choose the right insurance
A few details about you
You pay and you're immediately insured
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Who must have insurance for foreigners in the Czech Republic?
You must provide commercial health insurance for foreigners if you are not a citizen of an EU country and are applying for a visa or residence permit in the Czech Republic. Frenkeeho offers meet the requirements of Act No. 326/1999 Coll., on the Stay of Foreigners in the Territory of the Czech Republic, and they are recognized by the Ministry of the Interior and the Foreign Police of the Czech Republic.
For stays up to 90 days, you can also arrange standard travel insurance or urgent care insurance for foreigners, or comprehensive health insurance. The latter option ensures the maximum scope of care covered by your policy, excluding care for pregnant individuals. Expectant mothers can choose a special insurance program that protects both the mother and the child.
The insurance covers liability
- The Urgent Care package covers the costs of emergency care.
- Comprehensive insurance for foreigners also covers preventive care and non-acute treatment.
- Comprehensive health insurance provides coverage comparable to public health insurance in the Czech Republic.
- Frenkels' partners for foreigner insurance form a strong and reliable worldwide network.
- Possibility of online registration with immediate effect.
- Insurance companies have their own networks of doctors and medical centers, which continue to expand.
- You can consult acute cases over the phone thanks to assistance services.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between a long-term and permanent stay?Show answerA 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.
What are contractual or participating medical facilities and how do I get their address?Show answerMedical 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.
Which countries are currently in the EU?Show answerBelgium, 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.
Where can I find offices of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic?
What data are part of the records of employees from the EU?Show answerFor 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.