Renew EHIC Card living in Spain

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Renew EHIC Card living in Spain

Postby pensure1988 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:10 am

Good Morning

I have an EHIC Card which has expired with a UK Personal ID Number. I do not remember if this was issued in UK or Spain where I am now living.

1) How do I find out
2} Can I renew the Card or do I have to Apply for a new one.
3) Can I apply for a new card online in Spain

Thank You

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Re: Renew EHIC Card living in Spain

Postby Enrique » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:40 am

Hi pensure1988,

1) Look on card as it has " Identification of Institution" Example... 0001-DWP .....issued in UK


Other info.............

https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/faq/h ... rom-spain/
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Re: Renew EHIC Card living in Spain

Postby fyfin » Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:26 pm

You won't need it if you live in Spain and only travel to UK. You are entitled to treatment but they suggest you take a copy of your S1 assuming you are a pensioner.
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Re: Renew EHIC Card living in Spain

Postby GerryinCajiz » Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:26 pm

We did ours over the phone (rang EHIC in Newcastle) arrived in less than a week.
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Re: Renew EHIC Card living in Spain

Postby El Cid » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:18 pm

fyfin wrote:You won't need it if you live in Spain and only travel to UK. You are entitled to treatment but they suggest you take a copy of your S1 assuming you are a pensioner.


Do you really think the jobsworth at the hospital/surgery will have the slightest idea what an S1 form is? The only sensible option is to get an EHIC card to avoid any confrontation with the NHS staff.

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Re: Renew EHIC Card living in Spain

Postby elusive » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:44 am

Dito gerry just ring newcastle if you are a O.A.P. They do it over the phone very quickly. Doesnt matter where you where when it was issued. If you arent an O.A.P then you cant get one


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