a completed healthcare application form – available to download on the INSS S1 registration webpage (in Spanish) your passport. your green A4 or credit-card-sized residency certificate (‘residencia’) or new TIE card (Tarjeta de Identidad Extranjera) proof of how dependants are related to the S1 holder.
How do I register my S1 in Spain?
Registering your S1 online
You can also register your S1 form electronically at the Social Security website. You will need to choose the option “Sin Certificado/ No Certificate” to log in, and then you will be redirected to an online form.
Where do I get an S1 form in Spain?
When you have your S1 form from the NHS, you must register it at your local INSS social security office in Spain. You can also register is via the online INSS website here. The INSS will then give you a social security number and certificate, which you can take to your local health centre and apply for a health card.
Can I apply for a S1 form online?
You can apply for a healthcare certificate S1, E106 or E109 in the EU, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland or Liechtenstein, online or by post.
How do I obtain a form S1?
If you are not entitled to an S1, you will need to contact the local authority in your country of residence for advice on how to register for healthcare. When we have received the information from yourself or the benefit provider that we need to process your application we will post you an S1 if you are eligible.
Who is entitled to an S1 form?
S1 forms are issued to people who live in one EEA country, but have their healthcare costs covered by another EEA country for example state pensioners.
How do I get a Spanish medical card?
You can get one by going to your local health centre and applying there. You will need to take the necessary documentation such as your social security certificate, your green residency certificate or TIE and your padrón certificate.
Is healthcare free in Spain for tourists?
If you are a national of one of the EU countries on a short trip in Spain, you will be able to use your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) when accessing state medical care in Spain. You will be able to access medical care for free, or at a very low price.
How do I get free healthcare in Spain?
As an expat, you can get free state healthcare if you are:
- a resident in Spain and work in employment or self-employment and pay social security contributions;
- living in Spain and receiving certain state benefits;
- a resident in Spain and recently divorced or separated from a partner registered with social security;
How long does it take to get S1 form?
The form can take up to 28 days to arrive at your Spanish address so it is highly recommendable to apply for it before moving to Spain.
How long does an S1 form last?
In the event that the holder of an S1 dies before their ‘dependant’ younger spouse reaches retirement age, then the surviving partner will continue to retain health cover through the S1 for 12 months.
How do I get an S1 refusal letter?
It is likely that CPAM will ask you for an S1 refusal letter. To obtain it, contact the DWP team as above and request an S1. They will tell you that you aren’t eligible and then provide a refusal in French and English. You will be expected to make contributions to the system based on your income.