Health Insurance

IMPORTANT: Health insurance can take a few days to arrange.

Please do not leave this until the last minute before applying for your residence permit. Allow at least 7 working days.

If you are planning to come to Germany, or already here, you will need health
insurance – it is a legal requirement for all residents.

Germany has 2 categories of health insurance - Public and Private
Which category will apply to you depends generally on your employment status.