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International student health insurance Bulgaria

For foreign students studying in Bulgaria
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International student health insurance Bulgaria

Which student health insurance is required for Bulgaria student visa ?


Health insurance in Bulgaria is mandatory during the whole duration of studies.

Non EU/EEA nationals (third country nationals)

Third countries students are those who’s nationality is non European Union or non European Economic Area country.

Students from Non EU countries must arrange self their health and assistance insurance during their studies in Bulgaria. Students have to sign up for a medical insurance either for a year (covering the period of the academic year). The health Insurance must be translated in Bulgarian language.

An international health and assistance insurance is recommended and provide the following benefits :


1. Valid for obtaining the travel visa to Bulgaria

2. Cover emergency medical costs in Bulgaria and worldwide (excluding USA/Canada)

3. Cover all assistance benefits necessary during studies in Bulgaria :


  • Emergency medical benefits (sickness and accident)
  • Repatriation to your home country
  • Ambulance by air, sea and ground
  • Search and rescue
  • Accidental death and disability benefits
  • Third party liability insurance


EU/EEA Nationals

Students with nationality from EU/EEA countries can request in their home country the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). Thanks this card, EU/EEA nationals can benefit of the same cover as locals by the National health services.

Attention : The EHIC is not an alternative to travel insurance. It does not cover any travel protection, search and rescue, repatriation to the home country, emergency dental treatments, assistance… A private insurance is highly recommended in Bulgaria also for EU/EEA nationals during the entire stay in Bulgaria.