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I'm Indian citizen, staying in UK on ICT Tier 2 short term and planning to apply for Schengen Visa. In order to apply for Schengen Visa I need travel insurance, hence I checked few travel insurances and they have a clause according to which I need to register with GP, which I'm not at the moment. So is there any travel insurance where I don't have to be registered with a GP?

Also I've initiated the registration process with GP but I'm not sure whether it'll be complete by the day I've my appointment with TLS.

  • Is it only me that is not aware of what GP means? Can you, please, clarify that on your question? – gmauch May 23 '15 at 12:06
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    @gmauch: In the UK, a "GP" is a General Practitioner: a generalist doctor who provides primary health care and is the entry point to the wider National Health Service. – hmakholm left over Monica May 23 '15 at 12:36
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    I honestly never realised that you need to be registered with a GP to buy travel insurance. I've bought travel insurance many times in the past and can't remember the question of GP registration ever come up. The last one I bought from insureandgo - about a year ago. Not to say that this isn't hidden somewhere in the small print that I didn't find (although I always read small print). – Aleks G May 24 '15 at 11:40
  • @AleksG I couldn't find it in the policy document for Insureandgo and I even confirmed on the call as well. Also it's mentioned in the documents of other providers. – user9792 May 25 '15 at 11:47
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    Well, if you confirmed it with Insureandgo, then here's your answer :) – Aleks G May 25 '15 at 16:00
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As confirmed by user9792 himself, Insureandgo has no such clause in their policy wording and is available to UK residents.

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