Country: Liechtenstein


Healthcare rights of migrants

HIV testing and treatment



Country Statistics

Total Population: 5,421,241


Estimated migrant population: 741,813


Estimated refugee population (2019): 125


Estimated number of undocumented migrants (2019): N/A 


Main migrant populations (2020): N/A


Healthcare rights of migrants and HIV testing and treatment in Liechtenstein

Healthcare rights of migrants

Asylum seekers: The Government is responsible for the care, including in particular the provision of economic, medical and psychosocial care, of asylum seekers and persons in temporary protection.

They are entitled to compulsory health insurance to the same level as nationals in Liechtenstein.

Under certain conditions, the costs for additional dental treatments, which are not covered by the compulsory health insurance, are paid.


Refugees: Can obtain medically necessary treatment by presenting the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) whilst in Liechtenstein. Medically necessary treatment refers to treatment that cannot wait, such as in the case of an acute illness or an accident. Treatment related to pregnancy and childbirth or to a chronic illness.

Anyone with the card is entitled to the same rights as locals. 

There is only one hospital in Liechtenstein, which is located in Vaduz. You can receive hospital treatment if you have a doctor’s referral. Additionally, you must present your EHI card and ID at the hospital.


Undocumented migrants: Are not entitled to healthcare in Liechtenstein, but may seek help among NGOs. 


HIV testing and treatment

Testing: Use the aidsmap European test finder to see where you can get tested for HIV. 

Treatment: N/A

Support Organisations

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