You are going on a trip around the world
If you are going travelling or on a round-the-world trip, or you have already started, it is good to know that your insurance under the Long-term care scheme (Wlz scheme) will probably not stop while you are away.
To decide whether you are insured under the Wlz scheme, we look at whether you work during your travels, and if so, what type of work you do.
If you are going to work outside the Netherlands
If you work during your travels, and you get paid for it, your insurance under the Wlz scheme may stop. This means that you will no longer be insured in the Netherlands for your medical costs. Instead, you will have to take out an international health insurance policy.
Your work situation
To decide whether you can stay insured under the Wlz scheme, we look at how long you will be working outside the Netherlands, the type of work you are going to do, and which country you will be working in.
Every situation is different
Our website cannot show you immediately whether or not you are insured under the Wlz scheme. Every situation is different. If you have any questions, please contact us. If you want to know whether you are insured, apply to us for an assessment of your Wlz insurance position.