Full email & telephone support throughout the application process
Helpline : 0844 559 1069

First Time Application


Renewal of EHIC

Re-apply here if your EHIC has expired or has less than 6 months until expiry

E111 Replacement

To replace your Lost/Stolen EHIC Card complete the online form.


The EUROPEAN HEALTH INSURANCE CARD is a replacement for the E111. The Ehic Card entitles the holder to state funded health care at either a reduced cost or sometimes free. The Application can be made entirely online here by filling out a simple online form. You should receive your card(s) within 7- 10 working days (depending on royal mail) from the date of application. You and your family can use this EHIC CARD when travelling throughout europe.Apply EHIC Online now

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Online Application Service for EHIC (Formerly E111)
Auto-Renewal Reminder prior to card expiration
Online Apply feature available 24/7
Email and Phone Application Updates
Details checked for errors and verified prior to submission

Important: EHIC Direct is not connected to or affiliated with the Department of Health, the National Health Service, or any other official Government body. We offer an audit and submission service for European Health Insurance Card applications for a small processing fee. Please note that you can apply independently and at no cost for a card by visiting the official NHCBSA website or through the automated EHIC application service on 0845 606 2030.

Welcome to APPLY EHIC ONLINE, where you can Apply, Renew or Replace a EUROPEAN HEALTH INSURANCE CARD (EHIC). You can also make an EHIC APPLICATION FOR YOUR FAMILY online. Use the simple and easy to use form online to start your application.Under 16 EHIC is also possible with us.


New Application: Use this application to apply for a new EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) you can also use this type of application if your previous card is over 5 years old and has now expired.APPLY EHIC ONLINE NOW


  • EHIC Application Checked and verified
  • Apply in over 60 languages
  • Full email & telephone support throughout the application process
  • Auto-reminder service for EHIC renewals
  • EHIC Direct is a third party dataprocessor for EHIC applications. Applications via this site are charged at £24.50. You can apply without a checking service where therewill be no fee payable.We are not affiliated with the NHS or any government organisation


  • If you wish to visit the official NHS website to apply free without the 'check & Send' service ,click above.


  • If you wish to apply for an under 16 EHIC application please click below to begin:

Renewal Application: Please use this application type to renew an existing EHIC card. You can renew a card that has completely expired or one that has up to 6 months left until the expiry date. APPLY EHIC ONLINE Now

New Family Application:Apply EHIC Online now for your family. Use this application if you are applying for your family members EHIC Cards (A family application consists of 2 Adults and up to 10 children (under 16). APPLY EHIC ONLINE Now

Family Renewal Application:You can also use Apply Ehic Online for family renewal ehic card. Please use this application if you are renewing your family’s Ehic cards. (You can still use this application if each family member card has different expiry dates). APPLY EHIC ONLINE Now

Child Application (under 16 applications):Yor can also Apply Ehic Online for your child. Please use this application if you would like to make an application for a child under the age of 16 years. (You will also need to enter details for a parent/guardian). APPLY EHIC ONLINE Now

Which Countries Accept the EHIC (European Health Insurance Card)?


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece (inc: Greek Is)
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal (inc: Madeira)
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain (inc: Balearic & Canary Is)
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland


  • Monaco
  • San Marino
  • The Vatican
  • The Isle of Man
  • The Channel Is (inc: Guernsey, Alderney and Sark)

Important:This website is not connected to or affiliated with the National Health Service, the Department of Health, the NHSBSA or any other official Government body. You can apply independently and free of charge for EHIC by visiting the official website which can be found here.E111 is independently owned.
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