A foreigner entering the territory of Poland on the basis of a national visa is required to present proof of health insurance or a travel health insurance document (with minimum coverage of 30,000 EUR) valid for the duration of the stay in Poland stating that the insurance provider will cover costs related to medical assistance received on the territory of Poland, including hospitalization costs and costs of return to the country of origin for medical reasons or after death – what is a national visa? -> A foreigner entering Polish territory on the basis of a Schengen visa giving the right to single or double entry must have health insurance that will cover the expenses associated with any medical treatment during his stay on the territory of the Schengen states – what is a Schengen visa? -> A foreigner entering Polish territory on the basis of a Schengen visa giving the right to three or more entries must have health insurance that will cover the duration of his first stay. However, in this case, the foreigner must sign a declaration form attached to the visa application confirming that he is aware of the need to be covered by health insurance for subsequent visits. For all Schengen visas (single, double and multiple entry) the insurance must be valid in all Schengen states and cover the entire period of the intended visit. The minimum amount of insurance is 30,000 EUR. If the visa gives the right of entry, for example, to only two countries, the insurance must be valid at least in these two countries.