WHO CAN TAKE OUT SCHENGEN VISA INSURANCE?
- Visitors or guests (visitor visa)
- Business travellers (business visa)
- Tourists (tourist visa)
- Group visitors (visitor visa for travel groups)
Schengen Visa Travel Insurance
With MAWISTA Visum you get a travel insurance plan, that offers you a safety stay in all Schengen states. You are protected from the high costs of illness or accident during the stay and get with this health insurance the prerequisite for a Schengen Visa.
WHAT SHOULD I KNOW?
- Max. acceptance age: 64 years
A tariff for persons over 64 years can be found here
- Max. insurance period: 183 days
- Min. insurance period: 8 days
- When applied before entry – without waiting period!
Or up to one month after entry, or up to one week after the end of another insurance contract – then with 7 days waiting period.
- Follow-up insurance prior to expiry: can be arranged by telephone, fax, e-mail or post; max. insurance period is 183 days
- Payment: single payment after conclusion
- Validity of policy: 12 months after issue for the agreed period
a) for persons from a visa requiring country:
12 months from the start of insurance applied for the agreed period; multiple entry and exit is possible
b) for persons from a non visa requiring country:
after insurance inception date for the agreed period
- Cancellation: free of charge subject to presentation of proof that a visa has been refused
- Stipulated self-retention in the travel health insurance: none
|The Insurer: |
Allianz Worldwide Partners
85609 Aschheim bei München
HOW MUCH ARE THE PREMIUMS?
|Duration of travel||Single travellers|
per person up to 64 years of age
|Travel groups from 10 persons|
per person up to 64 years of age
|up to 8 days||13 €||9 €|
|up to 15 days||19 €||16 €|
|up to 31 days||34 €||29 €|
|up to 45 days||49 €||42 €|
|up to 62 days||67 €||58 €|
|up to 92 days||95 €||86 €|
|up to 183 days||199 €||170 €|
WHAT BENEFITS ARE INSURED?
|Travel health insurance*|
|Out-patient and dental treatment|
|Medicine and dressing material||100%|
|Medically required walking aids and wheelchair rental||100%|
|Analgesic dental treatment and repairs to dentures and provisional inlays||100%|
max. 250 €
|Hospital treatment (including emergency operations) in a general ward (incl. general medical treatment), not as a private patient!!||100%|
|Costs of transport to the nearest available hospital for in-patient treatment||100%|
|Burial or transfer costs||max. 10,000 €|
|Return travel to native country||max. 10,000 €|
|Extended liability||until able to be transported,|
but for a max. period of 45 days from the commencement of treatment
|Personal liability insurance*|
|Personal liability insurance:
1 million € flat rate for personal injury and damage to property.
Includes insurance cover for claims relating to damage to rented holiday apartments and hotel rooms, but not to the rented furnishings (250,000 € cover for damage to rented property)!!
LEGAL INFORMATION FOR THE CONSUMER* legally binding are the conditions of insurance of the Allianz Worldwide Partners, München.You can view and download our insurance terms and conditions as a PDF file.
- Allgemeinen und Besondere Bedingungen zum Produkt mawista Visum Comfort (260 KB)
- Insurance terms and conditions for mawista Visum Comfort (253 KB)
WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT INSURED?The travel health insurance does not include insurance cover for*:
- treatment and other medically defined measures which are the reason for travel;
- treatment and other medically defined measures, the necessity of which was known to the insured person, or which under the given circumstances should have been reckoned with, before the planned start of travel or at the time the policy was concluded;
- dental treatment other than analgesic treatment and repairs to dentures and provisional inlays costing more than EUR 250 per stay;
- massage and wellness treatment, as well as the procuration of artificial limbs and other aids;
- treatment of alcohol or drug-related illnesses and other addictions and their consequences, including return hospital transport;
- delivery after the 36th week of pregnancy and terminated pregnancies and their consequences, including return hospital transport;
- treatment or placement due to infirmity, the need for nursing care or custody (including return hospital transport);
- treatment of psychiatric or mental disorders, as well as hypnotism and psychotherapy (including associated medication and return hospital transport);
- injuries suffered as a result of active participation in competitions organised by sport organisations and related training (including return hospital transport).
WHAT SHOULD I DO IN THE EVENT OF A CLAIM?What do I have to do in all claims cases?
Assistance emergency call centre (24-hour emergency service!): +49 (0) 89 6 24 24 570The following documents must be submitted in order for your claim to be processed:
- Copy of the insurance policy in your possession
- Complete copy of the passport of the insured person with personal details, entry visa and date of entry into the area of validity of the insurance
- Original bill and/or prescriptions with details of the medical diagnosis and services provided
Important: The bills must include the following details: the name of the treated person, a description of the illness, details about the treatment and a list of the medical services provided and the associated costs. Prescriptions must include the following details: the prescribed medication, prices and the chemist’s official stamp. In cases of out-patient treatment, you will receive a bill from the doctor, which you will usually have to pay in advance at the time of treatment. Please note that if you are treated by a doctor in Germany, doctors’ bills are calculated at 1.8 times the charge rates for doctors (GÖA) or for dentists (GOZ); primarily medical-related services are calculated at a maximum of 1.3 times the charge rate, and laboratory services are calculated at a maximum of 1.15 times the charge rate.
What do I have to pay attention to if I cause damage? (Travel liability insurance) Please write down the names and addresses of any witnesses who may have observed the event leading to the damage and notify AGA International S.A..
Important: Avoid admitting liability for any damage you may have caused. If you do so, this may invalidate your insurance claim.
Remuneration is paid in euros into a German bank account.
Notificate claims online under report the damage
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR GUEST DOES NOT RECEIVE A VISA?
If your guest is not allowed to enter the country, you can apply for reimbursement of the insurance premiums. The application must be submitted within 30 days following the refusal to grant a visa.To receive reimbursement of the insurance premiums, you must submit the original insurance policy together with the notice of rejection from the embassy or consulate and a full copy of your guest’s passport. Please take note, that the reimbursement of the premium will be done after the policy expires, that means after 12 Month.
IS FOLLOW-UP INSURANCE COVER AVAILABLE?
Follow-up insurance cover (a new policy!) is available if the originally arranged period of insurance was less than 183 days. The premium for follow-up insurance cover is calculated according to the premiums table for new insurance policies. Follow-up insurance must be concluded before the original insurance cover expires. Insurance cover is only granted for acute illnesses which arise following the application (postmark date).
The maximum total period of insurance cover is 183 days!
WHICH GUESTS REQUIRE A VISA?
A continually updated list of countries which are subject to visa requirements can be found on the Web site of the German Foreign Office:
WHERE AND HOW CAN A VISA BE APPLIED FOR?
Generally speaking, the embassies and general consulates (diplomatic representatives) of the Federal Republic of Germany are responsible for issuing visas. Visas are issued by the diplomatic representative responsible for the region in which the applicant is usually resident or is registered.
Visa applications, together with all the required documentation, must be submitted personally by the applicant to the diplomatic representative at his place of residence. In order to avoid any subsequent time-consuming queries, travellers should contact their respective diplomatic representative and enquire about any particular requirements regarding the issuing of visas which may apply locally.
WHERE CAN I OBTAIN A VISA APPLICATION FORM?
Forms in different languages can be found on the Web site of the German Foreign Office:www.auswaertiges-amt.de
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES TO PROCESS VISA APPLICATIONS?
Diplomatic representatives usually take between two and ten workdays to pass a decision on whether to grant a visas for a short-term stay. In cases of visa applications for a longer stay or which include a work permit, applicants must reckon with a processing time of several months. Delays may occur during peak travel periods until the application can be submitted to the diplomatic representative. Applications should therefore be submitted well in advance if a visa is required to enter Germany.
WHAT IS A FORMAL OBLIGATION?
An invitation is almost always necessary for private visits. This usually takes the form of a so-called “formal obligation”. The appropriate form is generally available from your local aliens’ registration office or regulatory agency. The procedure usually involves checking your financial status and legally verifying your signature.
WHAT ARE MY DUTIES WHEN I ENTER A FORMAL OBLIGATION?
By entering a formal obligation in compliance with §§ 82 to 84 of the German Aliens’ Act, you assume liability for any costs incurred by public authorities on behalf of the foreign visitor during a stay in Germany. The aforementioned paragraphs contain all the applicable details, whereby § 82 Section 2 and § 83 regulate the scope of the relevant costs, and § 84 covers liability for living expenses. In addition to food, accommodation, clothing and other basic necessities, living expenses also include care in the event of illness and costs for nursing care. In addition, you are also liable for any associated costs which may be incurred if the foreign visitor has to be deported.
MY GUEST’S VISA WILL SHORTLY EXPIRE. CAN IT BE EXTENDED HERE?
A visa can only be extended for good reason in particular exceptional cases. The local German aliens’ registration office at the place of residence where the foreign visitor is staying is solely responsible for extending visas. A decision as to whether a visa can be extended during a stay in Germany is passed by this public authority alone.
HOW CAN I PAY THE INSURANCE PREMIUMS?You can pay the insurance premiums conveniently either by credit card or by giving us authorisation to debit the amount from your German bank account.
HOW LONG DOES THE INSURANCE COVER LAST?
The insurance cover begins during the agreed period of insurance upon entry into a country in the agreed area of validity, and ends with the conclusion of the arranged trip; it ends at the latest, however, on the previously agreed date.
The insurance policy expires 12 months following the date of issue.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR GUEST DOES NOT RECEIVE A VISA?
If your guest is not allowed to enter the country, you can apply for reimbursement of the insurance premiums. The application must be submitted within 30 days following the refusal to grant a visa.
To receive reimbursement of the insurance premiums, you must submit the original insurance policy together with the notice of rejection from the embassy or consulate and a full copy of your guest’s passport.