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The EHIC is valid in all European Economic Area (EEA) countries, including Switzerland.

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus (not Northern Cyprus / Republic of Cyprus)
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France (including Martinique and Guadeloupe, French Guyana and the French Reunion Island)
Germany
Greece (including the Greek islands)
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal (including the Island of Madeira)
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain (including the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands)
Sweden
Switzerland

Each EEA country listed above has specific guidance on how to access healthcare or claim refunds. For further information please see the NHS website.

The EHIC will not be accepted in any country which does not appear in the above list. The following states will also not accept the EHIC:
  • Andora
     
  • Monaco
     
  • San Marino
     
  • Cape Verde Islands
     
  • Channel Islands- (including Guernsey / Alderney / Sark)
     
  • The Vatican
     
  • The Isle of Man
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