Military insurance

Military insurance covers people doing service in the armed forces, civil defence or civilian service for damage to health during service and the possible economic consequences. Find out here about the framework for insurers and insureds, supervision by the FOPH, benefits and premiums, and the revision of the Military Insurance Act.

What does military insurance offer?

Military insurance guarantees insurance coverage for persons carrying out military or civilian service.

Insured persons

Military insurance covers individuals carrying out military service and professional military staff.

Insurer and oversight

Military insurance is provided by just one insurer that is overseen by the Confederation


Military insurance distinguishes between benefits in kind and reimbursement of expenses on the one hand, and monetary benefits on the other.


Military insurance is free except for those insured on a professional basis.

Proposed amendments

Proposed amendments to military insurance