Insurance for foreign nationals: claims procedure in case of medical expenses
If you are facing any health issue, you may visit the doctor of your choice in any Cypriot private clinic.
How Immigration Insurance works?
In all cases, the insurance company will only pay for 90% of your medical expenses. In case your expenses are above the maximum limits stated in the paragraphs below, then the insurance company will pay only the maximum limit amount.
Article 1. Introduction. The path from tourist to resident Being a tourist in any country is always a great experience, even a short visit will provide you not only with positive experiences, but also leave you well rested and allow you to take a break from the daily routines. But what happens if you decide to stay in the country you came to enjoy so much for a longer period?
Article 2. Registration of foreign citizens in Cyprus. Residence permit In this article, we will provide you with some information the process of foreign citizens registering in Cyprus, and how to acquire a residency permit. This is the second installment of the series “How to Become a Resident”, the full list of articles can be found at the following link: Article 1. Introduction. The path from tourist to resident.
In this article, we are aiming to help with how to claim compensation for medical expenses, if case you have taken out animmigration health insurance policy as required for your residency permit from the immigration service. If any health issues arise that require treatment, you can visit any doctor of your choice with your insurance policy island wide, regardless of your city of residence. In order to make a claim, you need to provide us with the following:
1. How many UK citizens live in Cyprus? According to a 2018 census, the total number of foreign nationals living in Cyprus was 155,600 (meaning approximately 18% of the total population living in the areas under the control of the Republic of Cyprus), of which approximately 16% (25,000) were UK nationals. These figures are definitely underestimated. That is mainly due to the fact that a large number of European citizens, including Britons, who own a house in Cyprus, had not applied for a certificate of permanent residence.
The Maltese Investment Citizenship Program offers a second citizenship to third country residents wishing to move their personal or business affairs to an EU country. Citizenship granted through this investment scheme is valid for life and it is passed on to future generations by descent. Malta has been a full member of the EU since 2004 and is a member of the Schengen zone since 2007. Maltese citizenship grants access to all investment and business opportunities in Malta, including other EU and EEA countries.
Do I need immigration insurance? If you are applying for any type of residence permit, you are required to hold an immigration insurance policy, otherwise your application will not be valid and subsequently rejected. Does a private medical insurance work instead of the immigration insurance? Although a medical insurance policy has a more comprehensive coverage than the immigration insurance, it is not accepted for residence permit applications. How long is the immigration insurance valid for?