MEDICAL INSURANCE

In the following document you can see the announcement about the health insurance procedures for the self-financed international students.

T.C. SOSYAL GÜVENLİK KURUMU BAŞKANLIĞI

Sigorta Primleri Genel Müdürlüğü

05/09/2014

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT UNIVERSAL HEALTH INSURANCE FOR FOREIGN NATIONAL STUDENTS

Pursuant to the amendment made on paragraph 7 of Article 60 of the Law No. 5510 in accordance with the Law No. 6486, all foreign national students studying in our country, as of 29/05/2013, shall be registered as universal health insurance holders provided that they submit a written application to Social Security Provincial Directorates/ Social Security Centers within three months following their enrollment at school.

In case the foreign national students who enrolled at school for the first time after 29/05/2013 submit a written application and student certificate indicating the first enrollment date to the Social Security Provincial Directorate/ Social Security Center in the place of their school within three months following the first enrollment date, they shall be covered in oneyear universal health insurance as of the day following the submission date of written application. The foreign national students, who are registered as universal health insurance holders by this procedure, are required to pay universal health insurance premium calculated over thirty – day amount of one thirds of lower limit of daily earning subject to premium determined in accordance with Article 82 of the Law (This amount is 45.36 TL per month for 01/07/2014 – 31/12/2014).

On the other hand, the universal health insurance of foreign national students, who were registered under the current Laws, shall be terminated for the reasons determined in this Law.

In case the foreign national students do not submit a written application to our Institution for universal health insurance within three months following their enrollment at school, they cannot be registered under universal health insurance during their study.

Accordingly, the foreign national students who would like to have universal health insurance are required to submit a written application to our Institution within three months following their enrollment at school.

Respectfully announced to the public.

For details please visit http://www.sgk.gov.tr web site.