Health Insurance and Medical Aid
Insurance and ID cards
It is obligatory for you (= international students in the
Registration at the General Insurance Company
Students from EU countries (+
Visit the VZP (Všeobecná zdravotní pojišťovna - General Health Insurance Company) to register. It is a very easy procedure and makes things easier for everyone, in case you will need to visit a doctor during your stay. Using your blue European health insurance card, please go to register at the General Health Insurance Company in
Students from non-EU countries
Due to a change in the act of law, it is obligatory for all foreigners (staying more than 90 days in the
You might be asked to submit an insurance contract and a confirmation of payment before the visa sticker/stamp is added to your passport..
You may be asked to pay in cash when you visit the doctor, all costs will be reimbursed from your health insurance company on your return (please make sure to ask the doctor for the receipt for the reimbursement purposes). The reason is that not all doctors have an agreement with all insurance companies.
Please have your health insurance card always with you.
VZP Všeobecná zdravotní pojišťovna (General Health Insurance Company)
Mon,Wed: 8.00 -17.00
Tue, Thu, Fri: 8.00 - 15.00