You can claim the proportion of your travel expenses that corresponds to what you would have had to pay in Norway.
In Norway, the general rule is that your travel expenses will be reimbursed at a standard rate per kilometre, regardless of which means of transport you use. You must travel to the geographically closest location at which the health service can be provided. In order to be reimbursed, the journey must be longer than ten kilometres each way and cost more than the local minimum fare by scheduled public transport.
Reimbursable travel expenses must be submitted on this claim form:
(The form is in Norwegian, but click here for an English guide with instructions for filling out the form “Reiseregningsskjema".)
Send the claim form with the other documentation – see the next step. If your application for coverage of expenses from Helfo is granted, Helfo will forward your travel expenses claim to the Norwegian regional health authorities' patient-travel service (Pasientreiser – in Norwegian).
Karl is studying in Szeged, but wants to have the treatment at a private hospital in Budapest. As there is a private hospital in Szeged which offers gallbladder surgery, he will not be reimbursed for his travel expenses to Budapest.