Travel Insurance


Pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 (Article 15) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009”, which entered into force on April 5 of 2010, 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. The minimum coverage shall be EUR 30,000 (denominated in Euros).
  • 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.

Dear Applicants, please note that since Travel Medical Insurance is mandatory, for your convenience and expediency, and to better facilitate your submission procedure you can purchase insurance cover from Rosgosstrakh, the highly reputable nationwide Insurance company in Russia, on line here. In all cases we request that you purchase insurance from an authorized agency.