Applicants must purchase a travel insurance product before they apply for a travel visa. Purchasing adequate travel insurance is one of the requirements of the Schengen visa.
The requirements for Schengen travel insurance:
- The travel insurance should include medical evacuation / repatriation coverage of at least EURO 30,000.
- The insurance company must have a representative office in European Union countries and
- The insurance must be valid for duration of stay in the Schengen countries.