What was known as Form E111 is now called the European Health
Insurance Card or EHIC. UK residents may apply for an EHIC
online by visitng
(delivery within 7 days), by phoning the EHIC Application Line
on 0845 606 2030 (delivery within 10 days), or by post - pick up
an EHIC ApplicationPack from the Post Office (delivery within 21
Note: Although the EHIC is only valid in the 25
countries that comprise the European Union, plus Iceland,
Liechtenstein, Norway & Switzerland, we would advise to apply
for one for your journey.
Medical assistance is usually free in Algeria and Libya.