What's Covered

Important: EHIC Direct is not connected to or affiliated with the Department of Health, the National Health Service, or any other official Government body.

EHIC Direct charge a service fee of £34.50 per application which includes the main applicant, spouse and up to 10 dependent children. EHIC Direct provide an audit and submission service for European Health Insurance Card applications, along with an iPhone app on which to store your EHIC details, a 5 year reminder service when your card is due for renewal and a friendly team of customer service agents to answer any queries you have in relation to your application with EHIC Direct. Please read our Terms of Service before using this website.

Please note that you can apply independently and at no cost by visiting the official NHSBSA website or through the automated EHIC application service on 0300 330 1350.

What does the EHIC cover me for?

Covered by the EHIC
Not covered by the EHIC
Injuries caused due to accident
Planned treatment in the member nations
Sudden Illness and diseases
Non-emergency surgeries
Dental Treatments (only certain countries)
Dental treatments which are not emergency
Ambulance facilities
Air Ambulance (available in some nations)
Maternity Care
If Purpose of travel is for delivery
Prescription medicines
Over the counter medicines
Support for chronic disorders