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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I am 30yrs, I am Somali origin but with British citizenship, I live in the UK for over 15 years, my parents are in Ethiopia and they are over 60 with unfortunately some unhealthy conditions, and the hospitals there are not as good as here in the UK and I am currently in part time job...
  2. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi Folks - First post. We are from the UK and looking to move and live in Crete once able to this year, certainly for 6 months or so, maybe longer, so will be renting a property. Have done some research on residency requirements (beige card/registration certificate) and will look to get Tax...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, For visitor visa subclass 600, do we need to apply for health insurance once the visa is granted and the applicant lands in Australia? Or do we need health insurance before applying for the visa? Which health insurance will be good and how to apply? Note: The applicant is a child of 6...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, This is my first post to this forum after four years of trying to find a PR path and living in Australia. Was wondering if anyone on here knows anyone with heart conditions that have passed the visa medical and what their condition was? My background, I'm an NZ Citizen ineligible for...
  5. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    Hello. I'm on Family Reunion permit with my husband. He has a Blue Card and we both live in Berlin together for less than a year. We both have TK insurance - public compulsory health insurance. We decided to have a baby in Germany but no luck so far. We decided to go to a doctor. Should we go...
  6. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    This is a rather different query than what are answered here but here goes. I have received the ITA a couple of weeks ago and everything is ready except for the medical examination reports. Now I am a heavy guy (polite way of saying obese) with a bmi > 35. I did go through the immigration...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi. Does anyone know where (or even recommend somewhere) one can get an MRI Scan in Malaga City? I'm looking to get it done 'privately'. I don't have private health insurance and am under pension age, just have the EHIC (card) that I believe you can still use for short trips (if any of that...
  8. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Hi, Bit of an open question! I am looking at working in Cyprus, moving from uk Anyone have experience of living in Cyprus with a child with Down Syndrome? Covering health care and education. Thanks Lawrence
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Everyone, Need your urgent help as I don't know what to do next in my case. I was having Latent TB and treatment was completed in June 2018 (12 months). Filed Visa - 08 Oct'17 (Provided TB history) ( 10 months gone) Provided all the needed detail & treatment completion letter in Jun2018...
  10. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, My family and I will be staying 4 1/2 months in France. We are resident of the US. I am actually French, my wife is US citizen got a LT visa (6 months) and my 2 kids will get their french passports soon (ages 13 and 11). Kids are going to be in College from September to January. During...
  11. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Looking at moving to BKK in 2019. Any thoughts on getting the right Private Health Insurance would be greatly appreciated. We are retiring from the US at 52 yrs old and want to make sure we have the best coverage options. Thanks in advance.
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all. Does anyone have experience of moving from mainland to to Tenerife? 🏥I'm specifically looking to see if the public health we are entitled to here, is transferable to the island. I understand that we will have to re-register in respect of address, but don't think I could go through all...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    So here's my story...we applied for 189 early 2017 and got the invite within a few days. Wasting no time, we uploaded documents and initiated PCC and Health checks soon after in Apr/May 2017. My son and I got clearance straight away, however, my husbands case was deferred until after a 3 month...
  14. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    Hallo Expat Brits in Germany, As I am retired can anyone say how I will be able to get health care in Germany? Having lived in America for 10 years I learned that if you do not have Health Insurance you can not get treatment. Has anyone got advice for me? Grüße, Beachwoman
  15. Guides
    Expats working for big firms abroad are demanding more from their employers in terms of health and wellbeing benefits whilst working abroad, new research has found. In particular they want to make sure that their international private medical insurance (IPMI) is robust while also looking for...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Thanks to EverHopeful who gave me some great advice, I've succeeded in getting a Carte Vitale and have begun searching for a French Health Insurance to replace my more costly International Health Insurance. So thanks to EverHopeful for that. As I search though, I'm finding that the French...
  17. Other Asia
    Hello! I'm looking to move to China and was wondering how easy it is to get a prescription for psychiatric medication there? I am manic depressive and require meds. Thanks, Jay
  18. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I can see this is a common forum discussion, but I still find it confusing and unclear. I'm a retired UK citizen and my wife is Finnish and doesn't work. We have bought a house in Spain and want to live tin Spain permanently. We have our NIEs, we have our property deeds, registered in the town...
  19. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi, Does anyone have any experience with this health plan? https://www.planosaudewells.pt/ I have the euro health card but when I went to a hospital wheezing from bronchitis they didn't recognize the card. They were very kind and helpful and only charged me about four euros. Or do you have...
  20. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello all! I really need some advice and hope this is the right place to ask. I am an expat from the States recently moved to Australia. In the US I had full Medi-cal benefits. I currently am using an Medtronic Insulin Pump (Using Humolog insulin). I moved on a work holiday-visa. My partner and...
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