Du står her: helsenorge.noHealth rights abroadStudents in the EU/EEA and Switzerland Students in the EU/EEA and Switzerland Norsk bokmål Students must be members of the national insurance scheme of their country of residence. You therefore need to check with a national insurance institution in the country where you are studying whether they consider that you are resident there. Sidebilde Morten Rakke / Helfo Membership of the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme Students must be covered by the national insurance legislation of their country of residence within the EU/EEA or Switzerland. In most cases, you will not be considered to reside in the country where you are studying, unless you have plans to settle there permanently. Steg 1 innholdAs a student in an EU/EEA country or Switzerland, you must be a member of the national insurance scheme of your country of residence. As a rule, you will be considered to be resident in Norway even if you are studying abroad, unless other circumstances tie you closely to the country where you are studying.If you are considered to reside in Norway, you will retain membership of the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme while you are studying. You must take your European Health Insurance Card with you from Norway. This entitles you to necessary healthcare in the country where you are studying as if you were a resident there.If you undertake work of any kind while studying abroad, you lose your membership of the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme.If you need to clarify where you are considered to reside, you should check with the relevant national insurance institution in the country where you are studying.Find out more about membership of the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme on NAV's website. Eksempel Emma is taking a one-year MBA course in Paris. Her immediate family members are resident in Norway. She receives financial support from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, she does not work while she is studying and she has her European Health Insurance Card with her. Emma is considered to be resident in Norway and she retains membership of the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme. Your rights If you require healthcare during your period of study abroad, you need to show your European Health Insurance Card. Steg 2 innholdThe European Health Insurance Card entitles you to healthcare in the country where you are studying. You will be entitled to access the public health service in the same way as the residents of the country where you are studying.The same applies to your family members who are not gainfully employed in the country where you are studying. If, on assessment, the country where you are studying judges that your family members should be considered as resident in the country, they shall be entitled to healthcare in accordance with the country's legislation. (Note that special rules apply in these countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia).If you nonetheless choose to use the private health service, you will need to pay the expenses out of pocket and apply to Helfo for reimbursement afterwards. In some countries you will be asked for your student ID in addition to your European Health Insurance Card if you wish to receive planned treatment.In the Nordic countries, students are entered in the national registry of the country in which they are studying and will consequently have access to healthcare without showing their European Health Insurance Card.If the treatment provider does not recognise your European Health Insurance Card, or you have forgotten to bring it, you will need to pay up front and claim a reimbursement from Helfo afterwards.Complete and send in«Application for reimbursement of healthcare services received in another EEA country/Switzerland (05-24a.10)» English | BokmålIf it concerns dental treatment, you need to complete and send in «Søknad om refusjon for tannbehandling mottatt i et annet EØS-land, for pasient (05-24a.02)» Bokmål | Nynorsk | English Note that the dental treatment provider must also complete a form that you have to enclose with your application. Send the application to Helfo, Postboks 2415, 3104 Tønsberg. Eksempel Emma has broken her arm and visits a public hospital in Paris. She shows her European Health Insurance Card and has to pay the same user fees as a French citizen. Power of Attorney over Helfo communications To contact Helfo on behalf of someone else, you need to have power of attorney. Parents/guardians also require power of attorney for children over 16. This is because the age of majority for health matters is 16 years. Steg 3 innhold«Fullmaktsskjema for Helfo-henvendelser/Power of attorney form for requests to Helfo (21-00.01)» Bokmål | Nynorsk | English Health records and information are sensitive and should not be transmitted by e-mail. We therefore request that you send the power of attorney to Helfo by letter post. Remember to enclose a copy of valid identification. Complete the power of attorney form and send it to Helfo, Postboks 2415, 3104 Tønsberg.