What is a treaty country?
The Netherlands has made agreements with a number of countries on medical care in case of emigration. These countries are called ‘treaty countries’.
- EU/EEA countries plus Switzerland and the United Kingdom
- a few countries outside the EU/EEA
Overview of treaty countries
EU countries (European Union)
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus (Greek part only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, St. Martin and La Réunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores), Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Ceuta, Melilla and the Canary Islands), Sweden.
Other countries of the EEA (European Economic Area)
Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway
England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland
Other treaty countries
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey.