Sign up for BARMER public health insurance + free travel insurance

When signing up for BARMER with Feather, we cover your travel insurance from the moment you enter Germany until the moment your health insurance starts, for up to 30 days and 3 dependents.
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Who is this for?

For people who have not yet moved to Germany and want to ensure that they are covered from the day they arrive in Germany until the day their public health insurance becomes active, the extra travel insurance we are offering free of charge fulfills visa application requirements.

How can I sign up for both insurance policies?

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Step 1
Sign up for public health by clicking on the top section and following the step-by-step instructions.
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Step 2
Come back to this webpage to complete the sign-up for your second policy. This one is on us.
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Step 3
Sign up for travel insurance by clicking on the top section and following the step-by-step instructions.
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Step 4
You're done! We will follow up via email with all the necessary documents confirming your coverage.
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Why sign up through Feather?

Feather has partnered with BARMER to provide the most comprehensive insurance with the simplest digital sign-up available.

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Free travel insurance

Meets Schengen visa requirements with coverage up to €50.000

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No German needed

Every part of the Feather experience is in English.

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All digital

Sign up with no paper, no back-and-forth postal mail.

What does BARMER offer

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BARMER Bonus Program

BARMER offers up to 100 euros cash back each year to healthy members. Criteria includes membership to fitness & sports clubs, a healthy BMI score, and maintaining regular check ups.

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Best service for expats

Don’t speak German? No problem. BARMER is known for having great English-language support.

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Pre-existing conditions included

BARMER does not deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. Treatment and medications for such illnesses are covered.

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Dependents covered for free

Children and a non-working spouse can be covered under one policy at no additional cost. Signing them up only requires a bit of extra work, but Feather can help you with that.

Why use Feather and how does it help me?

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Digital and easy sign-up process
We ensure your information is always filled in correctly. No waste of time with incomplete applications. All online.
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All your insurance policies in one account
Add other insurances (e.g. liability, household contents, legal and dental) with the click of a button.
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Fast confirmation via Email
We get you the confirmation you need in record time, and by email.

Sign up digitally with Feather. And get free travel insurance. It only takes a few minutes.

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