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International student health insurance Malta

For foreign students studying in Malta
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International student health insurance Malta

Which student health insurance is required for Malta student visa ?


Health insurance in Malta is mandatory during the whole duration of studies.

Non EU/EEA nationals (third country nationals)

Third countries students are those who’s nationality is non European Union or non European Economic Area country.

Third countries students are required to purchase their private health insurance before arrival in Malta. This insurance is also necessary to obtain a student visa for Malta. The minimum insurance sum to cover is EUR 30’000.

EU/EEA Nationals

Students with nationality from EU/EEA countries can request in their home country the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). Thanks this card, EU/EEA nationals can benefit of the same cover as locals by the Maltese national health insurance scheme.

Attention : The EHIC is not an alternative to travel insurance. It does not cover any travel protection, search and rescue, repatriation to the home country, emergency dental treatments, assistance… A private insurance is highly recommended in Malta also for EU/EEA nationals during the entire stay in Malta.