If you are a German or Austrian and would like to take a language course, language trip, work'n'travel or working holiday, high school year or a semester abroad in the USA, your statutory health insurance or that of your parents does not apply.
For your time in the NAFTA countries you will need a health insurance, like our Care College USAwhich will assist you in an emergency and cover the particularly high medical costs in the USA.
The universities in the USA have special requirements regarding the scope of health insurance, which must be fulfilled in order for you to be able to study or do a doctorate there.
Only for the acquisition of a J1/2 or F1/2 visa there are insurance requirements from the authority USIA.
The foreign health insurance is valid for Austrians and Germans worldwide, but is especially intended for the NAFTA states USA, Canada and Mexico. For other cases, the cheaper Care College insurance is recommended.
If you are a student or doctoral student in the NAFTA countries, there are many things you need to worry about, you don't want to deal with complicated and expensive contracts.
As long as you are between 12 and 35 years old: Care College USA can be completed for up to 48 months and can be extended at any time, so you don't have to worry about the length of your semester abroad or your doctorate.
If you are only in the USA for 90 days for your language course or your language trip, you do not need a visa as a German or Austrian, but after that you need either a J1/2 visa for language courses or internships, or an F1/2 visa for exchange programs, semesters abroad and longer stays.
For this you have to fill in the appropriate form. The application process can take up to 6 weeks and is completed by an interview.
You must also prove that you have sufficient health insurance coverage. If the US embassy or university needs an additional confirmation, you can request it for Care College USA at any time. We guarantee that Care College USA insurance meets all embassy and university requirements and that we will confirm them.
You can take out the Care College USA international health insurance quickly and easily online and get your insurance cover quickly from € 97 per month.