Emigrating to the Netherlands: healthcare insurance
If you are emigrating to the Netherlands to live or work, the OOM Provisional Residence in the Netherlands Insurance will give you proper cover for healthcare costs, even if you cannot take out the Dutch national health insurance yet.
Insurance for emigrants
The OOM Provisional Residence in the Netherlands Insurance is a health insurance for emigrants who cannot yet take out Dutch national health insurance. The advantages:
- Extended healthcare cover for general practitioner, specialist care and hospitalisation
- Your insurance meets the demands of the Authorisation for a Temporary Stay (MVV)
- The insurance has an attractive premium from €96 per month
- You can add standard dental costs and liability in the Netherlands to your Insurance
Be well-prepared for your emigration to the Netherlands
You are coming to the Netherlands to start a new life here. A lot will need to be organised, including proper insurance for healthcare costs.
To do this you will usually need an Authorisation for a Temporary Stay (Machtiging tot Voorlopig Verblijf or MVV) first. This is a visa with which you can enter the Netherlands.
If you are coming to the Netherlands with Authorisation for a Temporary Stay (MVV), you will not be able to take out Dutch national health insurance. Dutch national health insurance is mandatory health insurance if you live and work in the Netherlands. However, you will have to prove you are insured for healthcare costs in the Netherlands when you apply for a visa.
With the OOM Provisional Residence in the Netherlands Insurance you will be properly insured for healthcare costs and you will meet the demands of the MVV visa.
Dutch dental an third party insurance
You can take out supplementary insurance for dental costs and liability.
The health insurance covers dental costs following an accident up to €350. The supplementary OOM Dental Cover refunds costs for medically necessary dental costs which are not the result of an accident (up to €350).
You may also find yourself in situations in the Netherlands where you are held liable for damages. You can take out supplementary insurance for such instances. You will then be insured for damages caused by you to persons or things in the Netherlands up to €1,250,000.
Important for insurance for emigrating to the Netherlands
OOM Provisional Residence in the Netherlands Insurance can only be taken out if the applicant is a Dutch national and has a Dutch correspondence address. The insured person may have a foreign nationality, of course.
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