Health Insurance

According to new regulation, all Erasmus students must obtain a Health Insurance that is valid in Turkey to be able to receive the residence permit.    

1.   Option:

Turkey has health agreements with some countries listed below. Students who are from one of these countries are exempt from paying to General Turkish Health Insurance fee. Please bring the original “Medical Assistance Entitlement Certificate” that are indicated below and submit it to the Social Security Directorate in Izmır.  The Social Security Directorate/Center will give a paper in return to keep with you.

Albania: AL/TR 4, TR/AL 5

Australia: A/TR 3, A/TR 4

Belgium: BT.8, BT 16

Bosnia-Herzegovina: BH/TR 4, BH/TR 6, BH/TR 7

France: SE 208-01 FT, SE 208-02 FT SE 208-30 FT, SE 208-06 A FT, SE 208-28 FT,SE 208-09 FT

Germany: T/A 11, T/A 9, T/A 20 ,

Luxembourg: TR/L 3, TR/L 5

Macedonia: MC/TR 4, TR/MC 6

Romania: R/TR 3, R/TR5, R/TR 6

The Czech Republic: CZ/TR 111

The Netherlands: N/TUR 106, N/TUR 111, N/TUR 121


If an agreement doesn’t exist, you are supposed to hold a health insurance.

Please notice:

Minimum Policy Content


Contracted Institutions

*Non- Contracted Institutions

Annual Minimum Limit


Annual Minimum Limit


Outpatient Diagnosis Treatment

2.000. -TL

Insured      : % 40
Company  : % 60


Insured     : % 40
Company  : % 60

Inpatient Diagnosis Treatment


Insured    : % 0
Company : % 100


Insured     : % 20
Company  : % 80


*Non- Contracted Institutions: Institutions (hospitals, physicians’ offices, and the other health institutions.)  do not have an agreement with the insurer.

2.Option (Applying for Turkish General Health Insurance System after arrival)

 Once you start your exhange period here, you can apply to take part in Turkish General Health Insurance system. This can be done within first three months, starting from your arrival. Application procedure will be explained during orientation day and your mentor student will help you to carry this procedure out. You have to pay a participation fee of €17,5 per month.

3.Option (Applying for Private Health Insurance after arrival)

You can get an insurance policy while in Turkey from various insurance companies.

Son Güncelleme Tarihi: 01 Nisan 2019, Pazartesi