You asked: Is Ehic valid in Spain after Brexit?

Do I need a new EHIC card after Brexit?

As part of the deal announced on 24 December 2020, the UK and the EU agreed that the cards can still be used until their expiry dates. After that, the government will issue a new Global Heath Insurance Card (GHIC) which will replace the EHIC for the majority of UK citizens.

Can I use my EHIC in Spain in 2021?

Updated page to reflect that European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC) will continue to be accepted in Spain from 1 January 2021. … Students and people with a registered S1 can now apply for a new UK European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) that will remain valid from 1 January 2021.

Can I still use my EHIC card after 31st January?

Since 1 January 2021, the deal negotiated by the UK government allows those issued with a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before the end of 2020 to continue to use it before its expiry date. If you’re travelling to Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein, your EHIC is no longer valid.

Will I still get free healthcare in Spain after Brexit?

They will continue to have access to the Spanish Public Health System (State Healthcare) under the same conditions as Spanish citizens, as long as they have registered with the INSS (National Institute of Social Security) office through the S1 registration form.

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How do I renew my expired EHIC card?

You can renew or apply for a new EHIC using the EHIC online application form. If you’re renewing – and your details aren’t changing – the process will be simpler. You can also apply or renew by phone, on 0300 330 1350, or by post.

Is the old EHIC card still valid?

Yes, you can still use a UK-issued EHIC after Brexit. So if you already have an EHIC and you’re going on a temporary visit to an EU country – perhaps for a holiday, to study or for work – you can use it to access state healthcare until it expires. The expiry date is on the front of the card, on the bottom right.

Do Brits get free healthcare in Spain?

How much you’ll pay. Once registered for healthcare, basic state services are free. There are some things that you may need to pay a percentage of the cost for, such as orthopaedic services. Spain uses a co-payment system where residents usually pay between 10% and 60% of the cost of prescription medication.

Is it worth renewing my EHIC card?

The short answer is yes, you should renew your card. It won’t cost anything and you’ve got it to hand if an agreement is reached within the next seven weeks. If it becomes invalid then it’s no skin off your nose.

Can I renew my EHIC card online?

Check your EHIC is still valid before you travel. You can renew an EHIC up to six months before the expiry date, but any time left on the card will not be added to your new card. Renewing your card is free – if you are a UK resident, you can renew your EHIC online if none of your personal details have changed.

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Can an Irish citizen living in the UK get an EHIC card?

Irish citizens who were born in the UK, including people of Northern Ireland who are Irish citizens, will not usually be eligible for a new UK-issued EHIC. As a UK resident they should apply for a GHIC.