Students that have already enrolled

By pursuing higher education, you will be covered by the social security system, however, depending on your circumstances, the way you are covered may vary.

You were an international student in France in 2018-2019 and are continuing your studies in 2019-2020

  • If you were covered by the French health care system (LMDE, SMERRA, CPAM)
No registration is required: your file will be automatically transferred to your local health insurance organisation ‘CPAM’.
However, every year, you must update your medical card ‘carte vitale’, as well as your personal information on your ameli account.

  • If you were covered by your European Health Insurance Card, and it is no longer valid
Register on : https://etudiant-etranger.ameli.fr/#/


Health insurance obliges the patient to choose a registred physician, this allows you to benefit from better reimbursements.

To help you

See AMELI's summary sheets to help you with the different procedures:

Published on June 12, 2020