Metropolitan International Health Insurance

Metropolitan International Health Insurance

The Metropolitan International Health Insurance product allows the member to choose the desired level of cover, based on medical and financial requirements. The International Product provides health and non-health cover for members living and working in Africa.

The Metropolitan International Health Insurance product offers 5 unparalleled advantages, namely

Benefit Rich

Benefits cater for the requirements of people living and working in Africa


Choose level of excess

Used and recognised across the African continent

  • Provider network in countries where we have offices
  • Critical Inpatient treatment referred back to South Africa or India

International travel insurance

Cover for members travelling out of Africa

Health Bonus

A 10% refund of annual premium will apply if no claims were incurred for a continuous period of 1 year.

Please note that medical cover out of Africa is restricted to medical emergencies only and limited to 90 days per year. Members intending to travel must advise the insurer (Metropolitan) via They will then get a policy document which they will carry with them (see appended sample). In the case of an emergency while out of Africa , the health facility or member needs to call the South African or Mauritian call centre  for authorization and for instructions on how to proceed.