The Schengen visa is a tourist visa that allows international travelers to enter and freely move within the 26 Schengen countries of Europe. Schengen visas have made traveling to Europe much easier for travelers who are visiting multiple European countries in the same trip, since they are no longer required to obtain multiple tourist visas to do so. International travelers who are visiting Schengen countries in Europe may be required to obtain a Schengen visa, depending on the country of their citizenship.
The Schengen Area includes the following 26 European countries:
Schengen Visa Travel Insurance
Anyone traveling to Europe and applying for a Schengen visa must fulfill the Schengen visa application requirements. One of these requirements is proof of an adequate travel medical insurance policy that follows certain requirements. Adequate Schengen visa travel insurance must:
- Cover the period of the traveler's stay or transit in the Schengen Area (up to 90 days within a 180-day period)
- Be valid in all Schengen countries
- Have a minimum coverage amount of EUR 30,000
The travel insurance policy also must cover the following in order to meet the Schengen visa insurance requirement:
- Repatriation for medical reasons
- Emergency medical evacuation
- Urgent medical attention
- Emergency hospital treatment or death
You may also be required to include a letter from the insurance company with your Schengen visa application mentioning that your insurance policy meets these requirements. The company from which you buy your plan can provide this letter.
You can purchase the Schengen Visa Insurance, that meet the schengen visa insurance requirement, online by clicking the link below .
For a list of visitors insurance plans that meet the Schengen visa application requirements, read about our Schengen Visa Travel Insurance Plans or to get a quote about travel insurance for Europe, go to Europe Travel Insurance.