The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) does not cover for private treatment. If you need medical care during your visit to Norway and it is not an emergency, you should visit the local municipal health centres (helsesenter). You are generally not covered and may have to pay the costs for your treatment in full.
People also ask, what does European health insurance card cover?
The European Health Insurance Card (or EHIC) is issued free of charge and allows anyone who is insured by or covered by a statutory social security scheme of the EEA countries and Switzerland to receive medical treatment in another member state free or at a reduced cost, if that treatment becomes necessary during their
How long do I have to wait for my EHIC card?
The quickest way is to apply online. Your EHIC will normally arrive within 7 days and will usually be valid for 5 years.
How do I renew my European health insurance card?
If you don't have a PIN, contact the application line on 0300 330 1350 to renew your card. If none of your other details have changed or you previously informed the EHIC team of your change of address, you can renew your card online. Enter your new address in the address field.