CUBA, Embassy of the Republic of


Address :                             Penthouse, Cachao Gonzales Building 101 Aguirre cor Trasiera Sts.,

Legaspi Village, Makaty City

Tel No:                                  817-1192

Fax No:                                 816-4094

E-mail:                                  embacuba [at] pldt [dot] net

Embassy’s Officials:         H.E. JUAN CARLOS ARENCIBIA CORRALES

                                                Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

                                                MAITE PEREZ ORTEGA

                                                Official In Charge of Consular Matters



THE GOVERNMENT OF Cuba decided last February 16, that all travelers, foreign and Cubans living abroad, coming to the Island from May 01, 2010 and thereafter shall take out a medical insurance policy.


To meet such requirements, travelers shall have a travel insurance which covers medical expenses or a policy for medical expenses with coverage in Cuba.


The insurance policy shall be taken out at the home country of departure. Travelers, who, exceptionally, do not have insurance at arrival, could take out s policy of insurance and assistance from Cuban insurance companies at the airport, port or marina. (See policy attached)


Travel insurance from Cuban Insurance companies and most international insurance companies receive travel assistance services in Cuba from Asistur S.A. available 24 hours all year round


Upon demand after their arrival, travelers shall present a policy, insurance certificate or travelling assistance card valid for the time span they will stay in Cuba.


For more information when planning your trip to Cuba please, visit our website or any Cuba embassy or consulate next to you, or any Cuban Tourism Office.


Likewise, you can visit ( or Asistur insurance company at (