Global Health Insurance Card Scam

The introduction of the Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC), which replaces the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), has led to criminals creating fake websites designed to look like that of the NHS.

The sites claim to either fast-track or manage your application process before charging you an up-front fee.

It’s important to remember that the Global Health Insurance Card is:

If you notice scam ads appearing in paid-for space online you can report this by visiting the Advertising Standard Authority’s website and completing their quick reporting form https://www.asa.org.uk/

Message Sent By
Emma Ray (Staffordshire Police, Community Engagement Assistant, Staffordshire)