Health Care Services

Last modified: 2019. December 05.

for international students

Stipendium Hungaricum and Christian Young People scholarship holders:

Stipendium Hungaricum and Christian Young People scholarship holders are eligible for health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance.

Hungarian Social Security Number (TAJ card):

Application process: the application for the first TAJ card is arranged by Stipendium Hungaricum mentors.  Scholarship holders have to collect the required documents (below), and give them to their mentor:
application form 
- copy of SH/SCYP scholarship certificate (issued by Tempus Public Foundation)
- copy of passport
- copy of residence permit (both sides)
- copy of student status certificate
- copy of accomodation card stamped by the Immigration Office
" order sheet"
The document is issued by the Centre for International Relations


Authorization for mentors:
Please click here for the samples (igénylőlap and megrendelő)
Authorization(ENG)
Authorization(HUN)

 

Extension of Social Security (TAJ) Card:

If the TAJ card expires, scholarship holders need to return the old TAJ card to the Social Security Office and they need to apply for a new TAJ card - if they are still eligible for it. Please check the expiry date of the card, and submit the application for the extension by yourself at least one month before the expiry or after receiving your new residence permit to the local Social Security Office.
Documents to be submitted:
application form
- copy of SH/SCYP scholarship certificate (issued by Tempus Public Foundation)
- copy of accomodation card stamped by the Immigration Office
- copy of residence permit (both sides)
- copy of passport
- student status certificate (in Hungarian) (issued by the Student Cervice Center in Eger B building groundfloor)
- old TAJ card


More information: National Health Insurance Fund

PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY PROPER DATA WHICH APPEAR IN YOUR OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS, SINCE DURING THE PROCESS OF APPLICATION THE EDUCATIONAL AUTHORITIY (OH) COMPARES THE APPLICATION DATA TO THE DATABASE. THEIR REGISTERED PERSONAL DATA MUST BE THE SAME FROM CHARACTER TO CHARACTER.

Address in Eger:
Egri Járási Hivatal Egészségbiztosítási Osztály
3300 Eger, Klapka út 1.
Office hours:
Monday: 8:00-15:00
Tuesday: 8:00-15:00
Wednesday: 8:00-18:00
Thursday: 8:00-15:00

 

Supplementary medical insurance in English: 

An additional insurance for health care services in English is available for up to HUF 65 000/year. Generali Insurance Ltd. offers the STUDIUM insurance product to international students studying within the frames of the Stipendium Hungaricum programme at Eszterházy Károly University.

Product information

 

Other students:

National Health Insurance Fund

Health Care Services Available During Temporary Stay in Hungary

More information: http://www.neak.gov.hu/ 

Generali Insurance Ltd.: STUDIUM insurance product (fee-for-service health insurance coverage within the territory of Hungary) to international students

Product Information

 

 


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