European Health Insurance card is a free card that gives you medical access during a temporally stay in Spain, If you are visiting Spain temporarily, and reside mainly in a EEA member country, the EHIC allows you full access to Spain’s State Healthcare System. To apply for EIHC You must request information in your home country.
Please note that The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a personal and non-transferable document that certifies the holder’s entitlement to receive any necessary medically-related health care benefits during their stay in the territory of the European Economic Area taking into account the type of the benefits and the duration of the stay, in accordance with the law of the relevant country, regardless of whether the purpose of the stay is a holiday, a professional activity or for studying.
It is very important you must know that the European Health Insurance Card is not valid when the purpose of the trip is to receive medical treatment, neither will the document be valid if you change your residence to the territory of a different member State.
Further information is available at the following Internet address
Steps to obtain de EIHC:
Each individual country is responsive for producing the card in its own territory. At the following internet address you will find further information how to apply the card (EIHC) in your own country.
States in which the EHC is valid:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom; And Switzerland.