Overseas Visitors

In Scotland, most health care is provided by the National Health Service (NHS.)

If you are coming to Scotland on holiday or to visit friends or relatives, you may have to pay for any health care you need while you are here and should get travel insurance with medical cover before your trip.


This factsheet tells you about the health care you may be able to get free from the NHS if you become ill or have an accident.

List of Countries who are entitled to NHS treatment 


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