Travel Insurance for Germany, German visa travel insurance

Procedure to get the Visa letter for Germany(Schengen Visa) consulate

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1. Traveler's age
2. Dates for coverage
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German Visa Requirements
  • A medical maximum of at least 30,000 Euro (the equivalent being about $50,000 USD) with coverage for accidents, sudden illness for the entire length of stay.
  • A repatriation benefit.
  • An emergency medical evacuation benefit.
  • The insurance provider must have an office in Europe.
Travel insurance purchase on a website called for visiting Europe or Schengen Countries may seem unusual. However, the US insurance providers' plans offered on this section of the website are appropriate for travelers and also satisfy insurance requirements of German Visa.
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Available from client zone
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase

#1  Policy Maximum is the maximum eligible medical expenses that the plan will cover.

#2  Deductible is the amount of expenses that must be paid out of pocket before an insurer will pay any expenses.

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Long term Europe Visa Insurance
US citizens who want to stay in any of the 25 Schengen countries for more than 90 days in a 180 day period need a Long Stay Visa. One of the requirements for this visa is proof of medical insurance with medical expenses coverage up to €30,000 (or the equivalent in US dollars) which is valid during the whole stay in the Schengen countries. The insurance company should provide a visa letter stating coverage amounts for medical expenses, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation while in Europe (or 'unlimited' if there is no limit of coverage).

Long term German Visa Insurance

People traveling to Germany on work visa, tourist visa, student visa for one year can avail of the Long stay German visitor visa insurance. The long term German visa insurance plans satisfy the visa insurance requirements made compulsory by the consulate. The medical insurance plans for the long stay tourist visa in Germany offer a minimum coverage of 30,000 euro with a zero deductible, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation coverage.

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Travel insurance for German residents visiting the US

Health care in the US while very sophisticated is also very expensive. It is therefore prudent to buy proper visitor health insurance while visiting the US. Germans travelling to the USA should buy travel insurance as US domestic health insurance is not available to visitors and most regular health insurance plans will not cover travellers outside their home nation. Tourists can review the different factors to consider before buying travel insurance to make an informed decision.

Is travel insurance necessary for Germany?

If you need a visa for traveling to Germany (Schengen visa), then - Yes, Germany travel insurance is necessary for applying for the Schengen visa. The Germany visa travel insurance requirement is a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros.
If you a citizen of a country which does not need a visa for traveling to Germany, then buying travel insurance for Germany is not mandatory for visits of less than 90 days. However given the cost of healthcare in Germany, and that domestic health insurance offers little health insurance outside your home country, it is strongly recommended to buy travel insurance for Germany.

How can I get travel medical insurance for Germany?

Travelers to Germany who need the Schengen visa can buy Germany visa travel insurance on our website. Our Schengen visa travel insurance quote facility displays the travel insurance that satisfy Germany visa consulate requirements. Once you complete buying the Germany visa travel insurance online, you can download the required Germany visa letter which you can submit while applying for the Schengen visa.

How much is travel insurance for Germany visa?

The cost for the Germany visa travel insurance varies depending on the age of the traveler and the duration of coverage required. The older the traveler the higher is the cost. The longer the duration of Germany travel insurance required, the greater will be the cost. Our Germany visa insurance application quote facility lists the travel insurance that satisfy Germany visa consulate requirements.

Popular tourist destinations in Germany


A federal state and the capital city of Germany. Many tourists are drawn to Berlin’s famous historic structures, which include the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag.


Best known as the origin of the world famous Oktoberfest, Munich is one of the best places to visit in Germany with a great culture scene.


With historic treasures like the medieval Old Bridge, the Heidelberg Castle, the Church of the Holy Spirit and the Knight St. George House.


Situated on the Rhine River in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The city offers a vibrant array of attractions, buzzing nightlife and a stellar arts and culture scene.

Germany - General information

Germany Flag
map  Location

Western and Central Europe

house  Capital


calendar  Best time to visit

May to October

currency  Currency


population  Population

Around 82 million

language  Language

German, Danish, Bavarian

map  Vacation spots

Dresden, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Bavaria, Stuttgart, Lake Constance, Dusseldorf.

Tourist information about Germany

German Visa Information
  • Travelers visiting Germany require visa from the consulate. You can apply for German visa at the German embassy or consulate in the country of your residence.
  • Usually the visa application will be processed between 2 -10 days after submission. Only in case of document verification's it may take a longer time.
  • Insurance Plans available at American Visitor Insurance are applicable for
    • Schengen Visa A (Airport Transit Visa)
    • Visa B (Transit Visa)
    • Visa C (Travel Visa)
    • Visa D (Long Stay Visa)
Documents required for Schengen Visa
  • Completed application with declaration
  • 2 Passport size photos
  • Valid passport
  • 1 copy of the current bank statement
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance policy document
  • Any other documents depending on the visa type
  • Germany visa insurance letter
When to visit
The best time is from May to late October.
Vacation Spots
Dresden, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Bavaria, Stuttgart, Lake Constance, Dusseldorf...
Sauerbraten (sour roast), Bratwurst ( fry-sausage), Blutwurst (blood sausage)...
German, Danish, Bavarian, Frankish, Frisian, Kabardian, Limburgish, Luxembourgeois, Polish...

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