How do I apply for an EHIC?
You apply for an EHIC using the online application form.
Are you applying for an EHIC for the first time? If so, find out first whether you are entitled to an EHIC. Have you previously applied for an EHIC? In that case you can apply for an EHIC directly.
How does the application for an EHIC work?
- You complete the application form.
- You receive confirmation of receipt by email.
- We process your application.
- We contact you if there is a problem while processing it.
- We keep you informed about the progress of your application by email.
- We send out your EHIC by post within 7 working days.
You can start using your EHIC as soon as you receive it. The expiry date is indicated on the EHIC.