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What is the Immigration Health Surcharge?

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    HHS, or immigration health surcharge is the amount the city needs to pay when they're traveling to the U.K., it will give us the full access to national health services, which also includes over treatment. The amount that Israel needs to pay for ISIS is 470 pounds per annum.

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    University of Chester (United Kingdom)

    University of Chester (United Kingdom)

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    The immigration health surcharge cost four hundred and seventy pounds per academic year, and what this does is this gives you access to all the services that the NHS offer. So if you are in need of medical attention whilst in the UK, you can use the NHS just like a British citizen.

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    Coventry University

    Coventry University

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    Hi, guys, I'm from Coventry, so this surcharge makes up a part of your visa application and essentially you can think of it like health insurance. Once you pay this, then during the time that you're a student here in the UK, you have access, in fact, unlimited access to our NHS, which is what we call the National Health Service. You can go to your GP, you can go to a hospital, you can seek treatment, and all of it will be covered under this. Payment that you pay upfront is a part of your visa application.

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    Coventry University

    Coventry University

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    So the immigration health surcharge is just a fee that all international students coming to the U.K. will have to pay in order to get free access to the National Health Service. So this is the NHS and the students, if they ever need medical attention, will be able to access it for free once they have paid this charge.

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    Leeds Beckett University

    Leeds Beckett University

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    Immigration Health Surcharge or IHS is an additional fee you pay when you apply for your visa, and this means that when you come to the UK, you can access our health services, you can register with the doctor, you can get prescriptions. So no need to worry about extra medical insurance. Just pay the IHS.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    Hi students, all the students applying for student visa for more a period of six months or more, we need to pay for immigration health surcharges. You must pay this as part of your visa application and this is an additional fee from the visa application fee and not an optional thing. It means that you are entitled to use NHS, National Health Service in the UK.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    Immigration, health surcharge, or I guess it's pretty much like a compulsory fees for international students before they submit their visa application, and what I actually provide for international students would be the accessibility to any medical practice in the UK during the entire duration of their studies.

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