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Svalbard part of Norway

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Svalbard part of Norway

Is Svalbard considered part of Norway, and if so is the EHIC valid there?

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1. Re: Svalbard part of Norway

Yes, Svalbard is considered part of Norway, and the European Health Insurance Card gives you right to health treatment at the same conditions as Norwegians.

Although a part of Norway, many special laws and rules apply in accordance with the Svalbard Treaty. You may read about visa and entry conditions here: emb-norway.or.th/Embassy/…

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2. Re: Svalbard part of Norway

Thanks for the info, a representative from the University hospital of North Norway, informed me that the EHIC Is not valid in Svalbard, since the latter is not part of Norway. I thought this was strange and wanted to confirm.

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