Information regarding EHIC’s (European Health Insurance Card)
As some of you are already aware there are going to be changes made for applying to obtain either
a new or renewal of the (EHIC),which comes into force 1st May 2010.
These changes are as follows:
If you live or work in Spain you will need to apply via your local Social Security Office, they will only
issue a temporary card up to and including the 30th April 2010.
After this date you will need to apply directly to the Work and Pensions Office in Newcastle, the full
process is still being set out.
Contact details: Telephone Number: 00441912181999
If you are a UK Resident living in Spain and your card is up for renewal prior to the 30th April 2010
The process is the same as now, you can either telephone or re apply on line.
Contact details: From the UK 08456062030
From Spain : Telephone number: 00441912181999