Before arriving in Germany
STEP 1: Register for TK online
Use our simple online signup form. We will do a pre-check of your application to make sure everything is in order.
STEP 2: Keep an eye out for an email from Feather
You'll get an official email confirming your coverage through TK within 24 hours. You can present this to the visa office in your home country as proof of insurance for your student visa.
* the insurance start date will match the start date of your studies.
After arriving in Germany
STEP 1: Get a German bank account and submit your SEPA mandate
You can open a bank account with N26 in just eight minutes. Then submit the SEPA mandate in your Feather account.
STEP 2: Upload your Immatrikulationsbescheinigung
Upload your Immatrikulationsbescheinigung, or proof of registry, to your Feather account. You should receive this document from your university.
STEP 3: Have your university fill out a confirmation of eligibility for TK
This needs to be filled out by your university as final confirmation that you are indeed eligible for TK. Important: Be sure to also take your "visa letter" or "proof of future health insurance coverage" along too.
STEP 4: Log into your Feather account and enter your German address.
Finally let us know your address - we'll need to know this so we can post your health insurance card from TK.