EHIC Contact Number – 0843 515 9403

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EHIC stands for the European Health Insurance Card and is on offer from countries who are members of the European Economic Area, (EEA). Cover with this card will give you medical assistance throughout the European Union. For information on how to apply or renew your EHIC card, you can call the customer relations team on the EHIC Contact Number – 0843 515 9403.


The EHIC card was introduced to replace the old European Health Card, the E111. The benefits of having this card are that you will be able to get reduced cost or potentially free State health care in many European countries in case of a mishap abroad. This card will give you the cover needed to allow you to continue your stay until your planned return date and can cover you for existing conditions that may flare up while you are on holiday. The EHIC does cover maternity care, but not if you are travelling abroad to give birth. You can speak to a representative on the phone about the EHIC card on the EHIC Contact Number – 0843 515 9403..

How do I apply for an EHIC?

How do I apply for an EHIC?

Applying for an EHIC is extremely simple. You can call the customer service team who will be able to walk you through the process. There is an online form that you can fill in, but it can be complex. Therefore, it is advisable that you speak to a customer service representative. The government has issued a warning that there are a certain number of third party companies who proclaim to process this application for you in exchange for a fee. These should not be used as the EHIC card is free. Upon calling the number listed on this page, you will need to have some information to hand to process your application, including your National Insurance number. For more information call the EHIC contact number on – 0843 515 9403

Can I cover my entire family on one card or do they need to apply individually?

Each of your family members will have to apply for a card separately as there are no family EHIC cards in existence. For family members who do not have National Insurance numbers, please supply the customer service team with NHS details to proceed.

Exactly what is covered by the EHIC card?

Exactly what is covered by the EHIC card?

Legislation varies from country-to-country. Some countries’ medical care is different to others but the general rule is that anything that you can access on the NHS should be accessible with an EHIC card. There are exceptions however and these do vary depending on where you are visiting. The EHIC customer service team is in possession of a guide to what each country offers and can be contacted using the number on this page in order to find out the specifics. Please note that EHIC is not a replacement for travel insurance and it is highly advisable that you continue to purchase adequate cover when travelling. EHIC also does not cover any planned medical procedures abroad, so you will have to cover the cost of such yourself. Find out more by calling the EHIC Contact Number – 0843 515 9403.

How can I renew my EHIC card?

The EHIC lasts five years and is free to renew. All you have to do is have your card to hand and call the EHIC Contact Number for instructions on how to renew. The customer service advisors will walk you through the process. The number you need is on this page.

For all enquiries in regards to EHIC, you should call the customer service team on the EHIC Contact Number – 0843 515 9403.

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