Medical, Travel and Course Insurance Fees in Dublin

Insurance fees: €50 for up to 12 weeks or €125 per year per person.

Before you arrive in Ireland, you should take out insurance for your own financial and personal security. You can take out your own insurance or the International Student Policy offered by Guard.Me.

  • If you are EU national, you should bring your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) which allows access to health care services.
  • If you are applying for a student visa, you can get full details of insurance requirements at:
  • If you are studying on a course listed on the Interim List of Eligible Programmes, you need to have an insurance policy for the duration of your visa. To purchase the International Student Policy please contact our bookings team by email:
  • The Guard.Me policy does not cover cancellation charges BEFORE arrival for non-EU students.

Key features of Guard.Me insurance policy are:

  • Reimbursement of pre-paid course fees if you have to cancel or cut short your course due to an accident or illness of yourself or a close relative. The policy covers cancellation charges BEFORE arrival in Ireland only for EEA originating trips (as defined in the policy document).
  • Payment of medical costs (if you have an accident or illness) which are not covered by the National Health Service
  • Emergency Dental treatment

Guard.Me International Student Policy

Summary of CoverDublin
Cancellation and Curtailment€7,500
Emergency Medical Expenses€10,000,000
Personal Liability€2,000,000
Personal Accident€25,000
Personal Belongings€2,000

Please email in order to enquire about and book insurance.