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Can I cancel my health insurance policy while I'm abroad for 4 months?

Hi,

I'm a foreign worker holding a L permit. I'm becoming unemployed and I'm leaving Switzerland in December for 4 months.

Can I cancel my health insurance policy during this period if I get the "Attestation de Départ Définitif" (Certificate of Deregistration)?

Thank you in advance
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Re: Can I cancel my health insurance policy while I'm abroad for 4 months?

Sure, but your permit will be cancelled as well.

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Re: Can I cancel my health insurance policy while I'm abroad for 4 months?

Thanks, Tom. There's no problem about that since I'll not be working here during the winter season.

Thanks again for your help!
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Re: Can I cancel my health insurance policy while I'm abroad for 4 months?

Health insurance works on a monthly rate, no pro-rata!

So to be excused 4 months insurance, make sure you have the leaving certificate in your hand before the 30th November 2015, and do not register before 1st March 2016.
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