Health Insurance for Spain

Health Insurance for Students in Spain: Sanitas

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Sanitas International Insurance

Sanitas policy is accepted worldwide by Consulates and Embassies of Spain in order to obtain the Student Visa. Sanitas International Students is a product aimed at foreign students who come to Spain and that is designed to cover all of their needs during their stay in the country.

This health insurance company in Spain is a leader in the private healthcare, it belongs to Bupa group. It is the leading private healthcare company in the United Kingdom and is present in more than 190 countries. Sanitas guarantees high-quality private healthcare without waiting lists and the most comprehensive medical chart on the market.

This health insurance policy includes primary medicine, medical specialities and diagnostic test, surgical operations and hospitalization, emergencies abroad and at home, second opinion from international experts and dental cover.

They have more than 40,000 professionals and more than 1,200 medical centers all over Spain, including the most important in the country.

If you’re looking to study in Spain we strongly recommend contacting us before enrolling in any school so we can help you with all the procedures and the visa application.

Adapted for the visa

Specific product aimed at foreign students who come to Spain to study, it adapts to the visa requirements for entering the country.

Wide cover

Sanitas International Students is a comprehensive healthcare product designed to cover all of the student’s needs during their stay in Spain.

Sanitas 24 hours

This health insurance product includes a helpline for emergencies and medical advice available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.


Why Choose Sanitas Insurance?

All the procedures online

Manage your appointments, authorisations and test results, access your digital card. All on the Sanitas app and website.

No waiting periods

You can use all the complete healthcare from day one. You won’t need to wait in order to be able to use your policy.

Repatriation cover included

This is one of the health insurance requirements in order to obtain a Student Visa.

Without co-payment

You won’t pay a thing to attend your appointments. This is one of the best features for any type of insurance.

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Discover school types

Attending a dedicated Spanish language school is the best way to learn Spanish. Gain skills and confidence in the language in a classroom environment with other students from all over the world.

Spain has some of the best universities in the world. Want to take your career opportunities to a new level? Graduating with a degree from a Spanish university opens the doors to many job opportunities in Spain and beyond.

Our College Preparatory Schools partners will help you pass the exams needed to enroll in a public university in Spain (PCE / EBAU / Selectividad). Find the perfect one for you.

Elementary, middle, or high school in Spain, as well as a kindergarten for under 6 years old students, we offer assistance for children or all ages. English, Spanish or bilingual options are available.

Health Insurance for Students in Spain

Frequently asked questions

Sanitas insurance is a Spanish insurance company located in Spain. Their policy offers all the same benefits of long-term travel international insurance and their policy and certificate are accepted for Spanish student visas applications.
Unlike some other insurance policies, as Sanitas are based in Spain, you can easily communicate with their team if you need to use your policy while you are studying. Another advantage of using a Spanish based insurance company like Sanitas insurance is that they have direct partnerships with private hospitals accross Spain to ensure you get help as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Spanish student visas can be issued with international or local insurance in Spain as long as they offer a repatriation measure and the total guarantee of 30,000 euros, both of which are included in the Sanitas insurance policy.
Yes – when you purchase your policy with Sanitas you will receive the certificate of insurance you require for your student visa process.
Yes, in fact once you are already in Spain and want to extend your visa only Spanish local insurance is accepted. Starting your policy with Sanitas insurance makes this process much simpler.
All you need to do is fill out the application form on our website, after that, Sanitas Insurance provides all the support you need directly. Not sure what is the best option for you? Don’t worry, your student coordinator will advice you as they help you with your visa application.

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