The EU/EEA countries

The countries in The European Economic Area are either called EU/EEA countries or EEA countries.

The European Economic Area includes the EU member states and the EFTA member states Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway.

The EFTA member state Switzerland is not a part of The European Economic Area, but due to an agreement with the EU, the European Health Insurance Card can be used there.

These countries are a part of The European Economic Area:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czechia
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden

Content provided by Helfo

Helfo. The EU/EEA countries. [Internet]. Oslo: The Norwegian Directorate of Health; updated Wednesday, September 13, 2023 [retrieved Thursday, June 13, 2024]. Available from: https://www.helsenorge.no/en/treatment-abroad/the-eu-eea-countries/

Last updated Wednesday, September 13, 2023