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Schengen Insurance Requirements

Schengen travel insurance should have minimum 30,000 Euros medical coverage. It should also be accredited to Schengen countries. The insurer should be re-insured, and should have presence in the European region.

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What is Schengen?

What is a Schengen Visa?

The Schengen area is comprised of 26 countries. Aimed to eliminate border checks and allow free movement of people, a Schengen visa enables people to move freely within this European region.

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
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Schengen Visa Information Philippines

It is advisable that you plan which country are you planning to visit. Schengen countries like Switzerland and Netherlands, are processed by VFS Global. Their office is in Makati City. Be sure to go through and prepare the documentary requirements before you set an appointment

Philippine-passport holders are required to have a Schengen visa to visit most parts of western Europe. If you have a Schengen visa, you are allowed to travel and cross borders among the 26 Schengen countries.

Philippine passport holders and nationals from living in the Philippines under a permanent or temporary residence permit can apply for Schengen visa

Normally, you should lodge your visa application at the embassy of the country of your point of destination. You may also choose to apply at the embassy of the country where you will be staying the longest.

Yes, Philippine passport holders applying for Schengen visa are required to have travel insurance with minimum of 30,000 Euros medical coverage.

Your Schengen travel insurance should cover from the day you leave the Philippines up to the day of your arrival back. For some countries like Italy, they require +15 days coverage on top of actual travel dates.

For most travelers who are below 70 years old, for a 3-week travel, Schengen travel insurance in the Philippines would range around PHP 2,000 to PHP 3,000. This already covers COVID-19, which has recently been required for all travel insurance policies.

Yes, you should purchase a Schengen-approved travel medical insurance policy and include it to your visa application requirements.

Yes. Most of our travel insurance plans can be cancelled only if visa is denied. Premium you paid may be refunded. However, the taxes including documentary stamps are non-refundable. The insurance company would need proof of denial from embassy to process the cancellation.

Yes, our Schengen travel insurance plans includes medical coverage, with at least 30,000 expenses, which is their minimum requirement. Simply enter your destination and we will show your Schengen-approved travel insurance options. Alternatively, you may contact us by sending a message and we will send you a quote via email.

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