What you should bear in mind when applying for a European Health Insurance Card:
- Your EHIC should be free of charge
- If you are being asked to pay for your EHIC, you are not on the official EHIC application website
- Further information, including how to apply, can be found at www.gov.uk/european-health-insurance-card or by calling 0300 3301350
- Your EHIC is not a substitute for travel insurance - when travelling within Europe, you should ensure you have both
People sometimes mistakenly use these misleading sites after following sponsored advertisements on internet search engines. If you have already been affected by this issue and paid money for an EHIC or other government service which should be free, please visit www.gov.uk/misleadingwebsites to make a complaint to Google and other search engines.