Du står her: helsenorge.noHealth rights abroadTourist abroadTourists outside the EU/EEA Tourists outside the EU/EEA As a tourist, you are not entitled to reimbursement for health care services outside the EEA/EU. Sidebilde FOTO: HELFO / MORTEN RAKKE Your rights As a tourist, you are not entitled to reimbursement for health care services outside the EEA/EU. Steg 1 innholdYou should therefore take out travel insurance that covers medical expenses. Vil du lese om turister utenfor EU/EØS på norsk?You are considered a tourist when you intend to travel abroad for a period of less than 12 months. For holidays abroad of more than 12 months, membership in the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme shall cease from the first day. Read more about this at the NAV (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration) website. Eksempel Hege intends travelling on holiday to Thailand. She will stay there for seven months. She knows that as a tourist she has no rights under the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme. Hege is healthy and does not think she needs travel insurance. If you fall ill If you become sick and require examination or treatment in the country in which you are holidaying, you cannot claim coverage from the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme and have to contact your insurance company. Steg 2 innholdThe Norwegian National Insurance Scheme can cover necessary expenses in the event of birth or in connection with dialysis or oxygen treatment in the country in which you are holidaying.If you return to Norway and choose to receive treatment here, this treatment will be covered by the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme. The Norwegian National Insurance Scheme will not cover the actual trip home.You are also considered a tourist, NOT a student, if you: study abroad part-timeare studying for the examen philosophicum/examen facultatum and take the exam in Norwayare studying at a Norwegian educational institution via the internetare a primary school student Eksempel Hege develops dysentery and requires immediate treatment. As a tourist outside the EU/EEA, she cannot claim coverage for the treatment from the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme. Hege also does not have travel insurance. She therefore has to pay for the hospital treatment herself. In Hege's case, the treatment will be relatively costly.