EU citizens with a European Health Insurance Card (in Italy called TEAM Card) can enjoy free medical services in Italy and in all Countries of the European Union. The card, which must be physically carried and must have a deadline subsequent to the planned departure date from Italy, allows free access to the general practitioner, hospital facilities and emergency services (including surgical services). For certain exams or specialist visits, a ticket is required.

This basic coverage can be integrated with additional supplementary insurance, a highly recommended choice in the current pandemic context.

A good Italian insurance company is Generali, which offers Combos specific for European citizens.

Alternatively, European citizens can voluntarily register for the National Health Service, to be entitled to the choice of the general practitioner and to take advantage of the same services as Italian citizens.

Non-EU citizens must have a valid health insurance before arriving in Italy. The insurance is in fact requested by the Consulate/Embassy that issues the visa and must be approved by them for the purpose of obtaining the entry visa into Italy.

The insurance can be private (recommended for students entering Italy for the first time) or it can be the Italian public one, offered by the National Health Service (NHS), at a fee of €149.77 per calendar year. The registration fee is paid through the postal bulletin in the name of: "Administration P.T. – contribution National Health Service", C/C number 370007", entering the reason "Voluntary registration with the National Health Service". Once the payment has been made, you can register with the nearest ASL by submitting the following documents:
– Certificate of residence (or self-certification)
- Valid identity card/passport
tax code (if available, if not insert XXX)
- Certificate of enrollment in Saint Louis (or self-certification)
Download the Registration guide to the National Health Service for non-EU citizens

The reference structures, for assistance, registration and activation of health coverage, are in any case the ASL (Aziende Sanitarie Locali - Local Health Companies), to be chosen according to your address in the city.

Facilities and services specifically dedicated to foreign citizens are also available:
Presidio Nuovo Regina Margherita
For tourists and foreigners in urgent need of medical assistance
Via Emilio Morosini, 30
tel. 06 7730 6650
Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.

EU students

EU citizens with a European Health Insurance Card (in Italy called TEAM Card) can enjoy free medical services in Italy and in all Countries of the European Union. The card, which must be physically carried and must have a deadline subsequent to the planned departure date from Italy, allows free access to the general practitioner, hospital facilities and emergency services (including surgical services). For certain exams or specialist visits, a ticket is required.

This basic coverage can be integrated with additional supplementary insurance, a highly recommended choice in the current pandemic context.

A good Italian insurance company is Generali, which offers Combos specific for European citizens.

Alternatively, European citizens can voluntarily register for the National Health Service, to be entitled to the choice of the general practitioner and to take advantage of the same services as Italian citizens.

NON-EU students

Non-EU citizens must have a valid health insurance before arriving in Italy. The insurance is in fact requested by the Consulate/Embassy that issues the visa and must be approved by them for the purpose of obtaining the entry visa into Italy.

The insurance can be private (recommended for students entering Italy for the first time) or it can be the Italian public one, offered by the National Health Service (NHS), at a fee of €149.77 per calendar year. The registration fee is paid through the postal bulletin in the name of: "Administration P.T. – contribution National Health Service", C/C number 370007", entering the reason "Voluntary registration with the National Health Service". Once the payment has been made, you can register with the nearest ASL by submitting the following documents:
– Certificate of residence (or self-certification)
- Valid identity card/passport
tax code (if available, if not insert XXX)
- Certificate of enrollment in Saint Louis (or self-certification)
Download the Registration guide to the National Health Service for non-EU citizens

The reference structures, for assistance, registration and activation of health coverage, are in any case the ASL (Aziende Sanitarie Locali - Local Health Companies), to be chosen according to your address in the city.

Facilities and services specifically dedicated to foreign citizens are also available:
Presidio Nuovo Regina Margherita
For tourists and foreigners in urgent need of medical assistance
Via Emilio Morosini, 30
tel. 06 7730 6650
Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.

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