Be properly insured during your internship
For an internship in the Netherlands a lot will need to be organised. You will need to plan your journey, organise somewhere to stay and arrange things with your internship company. And of course you want to be properly insured in the Netherlands while you are doing your internship. The OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance is perfect for this.
Insurance for interns
If you are coming to the Netherlands for an internship, the OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance is for you. The advantages:
- Good insurance for healthcare costs
- With the supplementary package insurance you also insure household contents, liability, travel, legal assistance and accidents
- You can add dental costs to your insurance
- You have flexible duration from 1 day to 5 years
- Insurance cover even if you leave the Netherlands in between
Internship in the Netherlands and healthcare costs
Dutch citizens have compulsory insurance for healthcare costs, the Dutch national health insurance. You may be covered by the Dutch national health insurance during your internship here. That is the case if you receive an internship allowance that is higher than the Dutch minimum wage, and pay social security premiums in the Netherlands.
If you do not pay social security premiums in the Netherlands and are therefore not eligible for the Dutch national health insurance, then the OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance will ensure you are properly covered for healthcare costs. If you have to take out mandatory Dutch national health insurance, the package insurance may be appealing. It includes cover for travel home if a family member is seriously ill.
You may not want to think about it, but you could experience setbacks in the Netherlands during your internship, just as you might in your own country. What happens if your computer is stolen or you are held liable for damages incurred by a third party?
The supplementary package insurance of the OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance is for those kinds of situations and covers household contents, liability, travel, legal assistance and accidents. The package insurance can be taken out separately or to supplement the health insurance.
The OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance always includes SOS insurance.
For interns up to age 29
OOM Studying in the Netherlands Insurance is for young people up to age 29 who come to the Netherlands for their internship. If you don’t fall into this age category, go to OOM Provisional Residence in the Netherlands Insurance.
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