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Health insurance in Belgium

Health insurance in Belgium

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Here's a complete guide on how to apply for Belgian health insurance as an expat and choose from the many Belgian health insurance companies.

Healthcare in Belgium

The Belgian healthcare system


If you live and work in Belgium, you will be entitled to subsidised Belgian healthcare. Find out how to access healthcare in Belgium and claim your reimbursements.

Having a baby in Belgium

Having a baby in Belgium


If you're having a baby in Belgium, here's a guide to prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, birth registration, child benefits, and maternity and paternity leave in Belgium.

Eye doctor in Belgium

Vision care and finding an eye doctor in Belgium

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Finding an eye doctor in Belgium is not something expats usually think about. If they have good vision, they’ll never visit an ophthalmologist.

Children healthcare in Belgium

Children's healthcare in Belgium


Pregnancy, paediatricians, vaccinations and baby teeth: our comprehensive guide to children’s healthcare in Belgium answers all your questions about your kids’ health, from conception to adulthood.

Mental healthcare in Belgium


Belgium's healthcare system includes mental healthcare provision that is available to all residents with health insurance, including expats.

Doctors, dentists and medical specialists in Belgium

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A guide to finding a doctor, specialist or dentist in Belgium, detailing how to register, make appointments, and claim reimbursements through insurance.

French medical terms - dictionary

French medical terms and body parts in French


A complete list of French medical terms to visit a doctor or hospital in France. Use this French-English medical dictionary to visit a doctor or get medicine in French.

Dentist Brussels

Find a dentist in Brussels and other Belgian cities


A guide to help you find a suitable dental clinic in Brussels, family dental care, register with an English speaking dentist in Brussels and other areas of the country.

The Worlds healthiest countries

Where are the world’s healthiest countries?


Where would a hunt for the world’s healthiest countries take you? Which country boasts the healthiest national diet, the healthiest lifestyle and environment, and the best health system? What does “healthy” mean to you?

5 essential steps to getting healthcare in Belgium

5 steps to getting healthcare in Belgium


Foreigners can typically access subsided Belgian healthcare — claiming back up to 75 percent of medical costs — provided they undertake several registrations with local authorities.

Private health insurance

Private health insurance: How to choose the best policy and health insurer...


If you're considering private health insurance, finding the right health insurance plan or health insurance company can be time consuming. This guide explains how to choose the right private health insurance for you.

International Health Insurance for Expats

International health insurance: How to choose between local or expat insura...


International health insurance for expats: How to choose between local insurance or an international health insurance plan. When is expat medical insurance necessary?

How to find a doctor abroad guide for expats

How to find a doctor abroad for English-speaking expats


How to find a doctor abroad: non-profit organisation IAMAT has helped travellers and expats find English-speaking doctors abroad for 50 years. See how their doctor search works.

Expath health insurance: Select your health insurance abroad following 5 tips

Expat health insurance: How to choose the best expat insurance


Expat health insurance: We help you find the best expat health insurance with these five tips. Which expat health insurance do you need for your situation?

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