I am not a member of Barmer but I am interested in membership.
The chat is open Monday to Thursday from 08:00 to 19:30 and on Friday from 08:00 to 18:30.
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You can contact Barmer from within Germany or from abroad. The BARMER English Service Hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for free, fast, expert advice on your insurance coverage.
Do you need to locate a doctor who speaks your preferred language or enquire about the many benefits available to you as a Barmer member? Our advisors are always happy to support you via chat.
Do you need a form or do you have a question regarding your health insurance coverage? You can send a message to us here. We would be happy to call you back if you prefer.
As a member you can use the secure online area Meine Barmer. Here you can manage all your health insurance needs online – from submitting applications and changing personal details to printing certificates. All you need ist to register and to create an account.
Our service points are open again. We look forward to your visit.
You have the option of arranging an appointment for a personal consultation at our service points - either by calling our English Service Hotline or filling out our contact form.
* On weekdays from 8:01 PM to 6:59 AM, weekends and national public holidays, our telephone hotline is operated by our partner vitaservices. The company’s team is specially trained in matters surrounding social insurance. We have specifically chosen them to ensure that you receive the best service possible outside of our business hours. The protection of your data is of course ensured.
Check out our helpful website for everything you need to know about health insurance in Germany – and why Barmer is the right choice for international residents.
We apply for your social security and health insurance number (it takes around 3-5 days to receive the numbers).
Within the next 24 hours you will get a welcome e-mail including a certificate of membership and exclusive information regarding how the social security system in Germany works! Please note: If you send the form late on Friday/Saturday/Sunday you will receive an answer on Monday.
What services does Barmer pay for? How can I find a doctor? Answers to many questions can be found in our FAQ section.
Hi! I am Dieter and I will guide you through the jungle of health insurance. Let me ensure that the process will be as smooth and seamless as possible.
Director & Expat Support