Brexit & Your Health Insurance

UK citizens in Germany must have health insurance. NHS coverage is no longer valid following the end of the Brexit transition period on December 31st, 2020. Follow the steps below to sign up.
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Get insured in 5 steps
1
Determine eligibility

Have you been insured by the NHS in the last 3 months? Then you’re probably eligible to join public health insurance. Learn more

2
Start your application

Choose your public insurer and sign up using our free service.

3
Get proof of coverage

Your GP in the UK must confirm that you were covered by the NHS. We’ll provide the forms you need.

4
Doublecheck your application

Do the coverage dates and other details check out? We’ll be sure to spot any mistakes before sending off your application.

5
Get your confirmation

Sit back, relax, and wait for your policy documents.

The Feather promise
Brexit has brought a lot of uncertainty about the future—but you can be confident about your health insurance. Feather creates simple, paperfree insurance solutions for expats in Germany. We’ve partnered with some of Germany’s biggest public insurers to ensure a smooth transition from the NHS through our free English-language platform. Switching from the NHS is only possible for a short time, so start your application today.
Who is Feather for?
Salaried employees

Moving to Germany from the UK to take a new job? Then we can get you insured in minutes!
Read more about it here.

Freelancers

You want to take your freelance business to Germany, but you’re not sure how to get insured? We can help.
Read our FAQ for UK freelancers.

Jobseekers

No job yet? No sweat! Get insured on the public system—and leave the German paperwork to us.
Read our FAQ for UK jobseekers.