Health insurance: Persons domiciled abroad

This section provides you with all the information you will need regarding Swiss compulsory health insurance for persons domiciled abroad.

Health insurance: EU/EFTA premiums and premium reductions

Persons insured in Switzerland pay the EU/EFTA premiums applicable to their country of domicile. Those of limited means are entitled to a premium reduction.

Health insurance: Cost participation for persons domiciled abroad

Policyholders must participate in the costs of the treatment they receive in Switzerland.

Health insurance: Insurance obligation for persons domiciled abroad

In principle, persons leaving Switzerland to live abroad are no longer subject to the compulsory health insurance requirement. Exceptions do however apply to people in certain categories.

Last modification 27.08.2019

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