Insurance cards and certificates for insured students

A common question regarding insurance is when is a card or certificate recommended or required. The following are student insurances where one or both may be required.

Student IN – International students coming to Sweden to study

When applying for a resident permit, you must provide a valid insurance certificate to the Swedish Migration Agency. Your university must order this certificate for you. They do this by contacting Kammarkollegiet at forsakring@kammarkollegiet.se. They should indicate that the request is regarding a Student In certificate and include your name and birthdate, as well as the period the insurance is valid. Contact your university and ask them to order this for you.

Student UT – Students in Sweden travelling abroad for studies

When travelling abroad for studies or a placement, the student should have an insurance card – the Medical Insurance Card – with them. Contact the international office at your university to get this card.

Depending on where in the world you’ll be studying or having your placement, you may need an insurance certificate, for example when applying for a visa. Your university must order this certificate for you. They do this by contacting Kammarkollegiet at forsakring@kammarkollegiet.se. They should indicate that the request is regarding a Student UT certificate and include your name and birthdate, as well as the period the insurance is valid. Contact your university and ask them to order this for you.

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Page last updated: 2019-09-22