What our clients say

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This Company is perfect for any English-speaking families who are new to Germany and confused by the many health insurance options in Germany.
B-protected helped us to get the very best deal on our health insurance, both in terms of price and quality.
I am very happy indeed to recommend B-Protected!

Dinah McL. 45 years, British
Director of Corporate Social Responsibility
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I came across B-Protected Web page and I wrote them about my situation. They not only responded very quickly but the were very personal and professional with guiding me in the right direction for my medical insurance in Germany. I truly recommend their Services because they have a personal touch in a very professional manner.

Rodney D. 49 years, American
lt Ingenieur
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Based on my wonderful experience with B-Protected, I strongly recommend anyone living in Germany who need an health insurance for Germany, to get in contact with them. They are very professional, efficient, customer warm & friendly and talking very good english. You will not miss anything! Vielen Dank.

Neil G. 32 years, Indian
Marketing Director

Health Insurance for VISA in Germany

Health insurance is a requirement for obtaining a German visa. In order to be eligible for a visa, applicants must have valid health insurance coverage that meets the requirements set forth by the German government.

There are several types of health insurance policies that may be accepted for a German visa, including private health insurance, statutory health insurance, and European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Private health insurance is a type of insurance that is purchased directly from an insurance company. It typically offers more comprehensive coverage than statutory health insurance, and may be accepted for a German visa.

Statutory health insurance, also known as "public health insurance," is a type of insurance that is provided by the German government. It is typically less expensive than private health insurance, but may not offer as comprehensive coverage.

Finally, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a card that is issued to citizens of European Union member states. It allows individuals to receive medical treatment in other EU countries at a reduced cost or for free. While the EHIC is not a substitute for health insurance, it can be used in conjunction with a private or statutory health insurance policy to help cover the cost of medical treatment while traveling in the EU.

In any case, it is important to make sure that your insurance policy meets the requirements set forth by the German government before applying for a visa. You can check the requirements on the German embassy or consulate website or consult with an immigration lawyer for more information.

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Frequently asked questions

The difference, benefits, disadvantages and regulations between private and public health insurance in Germany can be difficult to understand. The following questions will help you understand if a private health insurance is right for you.

What types of health insurance are accepted for a German visa?
Private health insurance, statutory health insurance, and European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) are accepted for a German visa.
Is private health insurance more expensive than statutory health insurance?
Private health insurance is typically more expensive than statutory health insurance, also known as "public health insurance."
Can I use my home country's health insurance to apply for a German visa?
It depends on the requirements set forth by the German government, it is best to check the German embassy or consulate website or consult with an immigration lawyer.
Is the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) a substitute for health insurance?
No, the EHIC is not a substitute for health insurance. It can be used in conjunction with a private or statutory health insurance policy to help cover the cost of medical treatment while traveling in the EU.
Is health insurance mandatory for all types of German visas?
Yes, health insurance is mandatory for all types of German visas.
Can I purchase health insurance after my German visa application has been approved?
No, it is important to have valid health insurance coverage that meets the requirements set forth by the German government before applying for a visa.
How can I check if my health insurance policy meets the requirements for a German visa?
You can check the requirements on the German embassy or consulate website or consult with an immigration lawyer for more information.
How long does my health insurance need to be valid for in order to apply for a German visa?
The validity of health insurance for a German visa depends on the duration of your stay in Germany, it is best to check the German embassy or consulate website or consult with an immigration lawyer for more information.
Can I use the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) in place of health insurance for a German visa?
No, the EHIC is not accepted in place of health insurance for a German visa, it can be used in conjunction with a private or statutory health insurance policy to help cover the cost of medical treatment while traveling in the EU.
What happens if my health insurance policy is not accepted for a German visa?
If your health insurance policy is not accepted for a German visa, you will need to obtain a policy that meets the requirements set forth by the German government before reapplying for a visa.