Persons from EU/EEA countries and Switzerland must show the passport and the European Health Insurance Card (or a “Certificate provisionally replacing the EHIC”) . The EHIC entitles the cardholder the right to necessary medical treatment and is charged a patient fee.

A passport or other identity card is sufficient for persons from the Nordic countries and a passport is sufficient for persons from the United Kingdom.

Persons from EU/EEA countries and Switzerland seeking non-immediate treatment must show a E112/S2 form and are charged a patient fee, otherwise the actual costs for the medical treatment are charged.

Persons from Australia must show the passport to receive necessary medical treatment and are charged a patient fee.

Persons from Quebec in Canada must show the passport and a document from Kela called “Todistus oikeudesta hoitoetuuksiin Suomessa” to receive medical treatment and are charged a patient fee.

 

The actual costs for the medical treatment are charged if persons from the three groups mentioned above can not show their right to medical treatment.

 

Persons from other countries are charged the actual costs for the medical treatment.

 

Foreign citizens with a municipality of residence in Finland or citizens who have a document from Kela called “Todistus oikeudesta hoitoetuuksiin Suomessa” are charged a patient fee.

8/23/2016 VKSadmin