What to know before leaving?
What to know before leaving? These pages will probably be helpful to find information. But also to select your type of cover. I.e. between a 1st Euro plan and an international health cover on Top-Up to CFE. Finally, we will try to support you defining your needs.
We remain at your disposal to support you before and during your expatriation.
Prepare your expatriation
Expatriation is defined by dictionaries. But Insurance Companies have their own definition. As an expatriate, you will have to pay attention to the Insurer’s conditions. But also to regulations.
⇒ Temporary assignment abroad vs. Expatriation
What to know before leaving – the policy
Depending on the nationality, the expatriate could have access to fully private insurance. Or to CFE (Caisse des Français de l’Etranger). In the latest case, the expatriate will only have to subscribe a top up plan to a private insurance Company.
⇒ 1st euro insurance or Top-Up plan to CFE
⇒ French Association law 1901 vs Insurer’s contract
What to know before leaving – profiles of expatriates
Regulation and rights are not the same if you are expatriate, in working holiday or traveling in the EU (coming from another EU country). Therefore, coverage needs ot be adjusted to each situation.
⇒ The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
What to know before leaving – resources
To support the expatriate in preparing his / her expatration, we listed some items and web sites on the following pages.
Please pay attention to the local regulation
Please note that subscribing to an international private medical insurance does not free you from local regulations. Finally, our plans are not substitute for local mandatory insurances.