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UAE Maternity Insurance Plans

Expat UAE maternity insurance plans start at $116/month for a 25-year-old female in Dubai. Many maternity plans have waiting periods, so plan ahead and purchase a policy ahead of pregnancy. Custom maternity coverage policies can be purchased through an international insurance broker.

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Are you an expat planning a family in the UAE? Are you hoping to secure private international health insurance for prenatal care and delivery?

Keep reading to find out more information about policies available for expats living in the UAE! This blog post will discuss the plan features and estimated cost of health insurance with maternity benefits.

We will talk about plans in general. If you would like to know more specific costs based on your age and coverage preferences, you can use Pacific Prime’s free quotation tool. Pacific Prime has this tutorial for finding and comparing quotes.

If you would like to know more about insurance and health care in the UAE, see our webpage here.

UAE Maternity Insurance Plan Providers

UAE Maternity Insurance plans in Dubai are available from BUPA, William Russell, Now Health, April International, Alliaz, and their subsidiaries in the UAE. Plans come with and without a waiting period. Plans start at USD $116 monthly for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Each maternity insurance provider offers multiple plans with variations in coverage and pricing. We will discuss the lowest-priced plan from each insurance provider. We used the free quotation tool from Pacific Prime to find cover options for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai. 

BUPA Intl WHO Maternity UAE Maternity Insurance

BUPA Intl WHO maternity plans start at $321 per month for a 25-year-old female in Dubai. Plans have a waiting period of 24 months. These maternity plans cover pregnancy complications up to the annual coverage limit when many plans have a lower cap on these benefits.

BUPA Intl World Health Options plan is the lowest-priced maternity insurance for a 25-year-old woman from BUPA Intl in Dubai. Additional plans are available with dental coverage and emergency evacuation and repatriation. BUPA Intl also offers WHO plans with lower deductibles and higher annual coverage limits.

 

BUPA Intl World Health Options Plan
Coverage Area Worldwide excluding USA
Monthly Premium (USD) $321
Deductible/Copay (USD) $3400 inpatient, $170 outpatient
Waiting Period 24 months
Pregnancy and Delivery Complication Limit (USD) Up to the annual limit of $2,890,000
Annual Plan Coverage Limit (USD) $2,890,000
Postnatal Coverage Covered
Home Deliveries Up to $1,150
Elective C-Sections Covered
Multiple Births Covered
Dental Coverage Not covered
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Not covered

 

For a more accurate estimate of your costs including any additional family members, get a personalized free quote here.

DIC William Russell UAE Maternity Insurance

DIC William Russell maternity insurance plans start at USD $412 monthly for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai with no waiting period. The annual limit for coverage is USD $2,500,000, but the pregnancy and delivery complication limit is USD $40,782.

Al Seef Street, UAE

DIC William Russell’s lowest-priced maternity insurance plan is the Silver Plan for a woman aged 25. Additional plans are available with dental coverage, emergency evacuation and repatriation coverage, higher limits, and lower deductibles.

 

DIC William Russell Silver Plan
Coverage Area Worldwide excluding USA
Monthly Premium (USD) $412
Deductible/Copay (USD) $0/ 20% copay
Waiting Period No waiting period
Pregnancy and Delivery Complication Limit (USD) $40,782 per pregnancy, $2,725 routine maternity
Annual Plan Coverage Limit (USD) $2,500,000
Postnatal Coverage Covered
Home Deliveries Covered
Elective C-Sections Covered
Multiple Births Covered
Dental Coverage Not covered
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Emergency evacuation coverage only

 

This is only an estimation of coverage based on rates at the time of running the quotes. This estimate also does not cover any additional family members. You can get a more accurate free quote through Pacific Prime.

Arabia Now Health UAE Maternity Insurance

Arabia Now Health’s high-coverage, $0 deductible maternity insurance plans start at $739 per month for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai. The maternity plan covers dental and pregnancy or delivery complications up to the annual coverage limit of USD $4,500,000. The waiting period is 12 months.

Arabia Now Health’s most affordable plan with maternity insurance is the Apex Plan for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai. This plan offers the highest level of coverage of any of the base maternity plans from insurance providers.

 

Arabia Now Health 
Coverage Area Worldwide excluding USA
Monthly Premium (USD) $739
Deductible/Copay (USD) $0/ 20%
Waiting Period Waived in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, 12 months for certain conditions
Pregnancy and Delivery Complication Limit (USD) Up to the annual limit for complications, $17,500 for routine maternity
Annual Plan Coverage Limit (USD) $4,500,000
Postnatal Coverage Covered up to 6 weeks
Home Deliveries Covered
Elective C-Sections Covered
Multiple Births Covered
Dental Coverage Covered
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Covered

 

This quote is for information purposes only. It is not intended to represent final prices and plan details. For more information and help finding maternity insurance, contact an insurance expert at Pacific Prime.

IHI BUPA IHHP UAE Maternity Insurance

IHI BUPA IHHP maternity plans have a waiting period of 12 months. Plans offer coverage for at-home deliveries and elective c-sections. IHI BUPA IHHP maternity plans start at $208/month for a 25-year-old female in Dubai with an annual coverage limit of USD $2,500,000 and a $0 deductible.

Burj Vista, Dubai, UAE Skyline

IHI BUPA IHHP’s lowest-priced maternity insurance plan is the IHHP plan. Additional plans are available from this provider with higher coverage limits, lower deductibles, dental coverage, and emergency evacuation and repatriation coverage.

 

IHI BUPA IHHP Plan

Coverage Area Worldwide
Monthly Premium (USD) $208
Deductible/Copay (USD) $20,000 per year
Waiting Period 12 months
Pregnancy and Delivery Complication Limit (USD) Routine maternity limit of $12,100 with additional $3,300 for emergency c-sections
Annual Plan Coverage Limit (USD) $4,400,000
Postnatal Coverage Covered, additional $3,300 for c-section
Home Deliveries Covered
Elective C-Sections Covered
Multiple Births Covered
Dental Coverage Not Covered
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Not Covered

 

This is only a snapshot of plans available for insurance in Dubai, and prices and deals may fluctuate. For a clearer estimate of the premiums for your family’s needs, use this free insurance plan quotation tool.

Salama April Dubai UAE Maternity Insurance

Salama April Dubai offers affordable maternity insurance plans without a waiting period. The coverage limit of many of these plans is lower than other plans. Coverage for a 25-year-old female in Dubai starts at USD $116 per month for an annual limit of $200,000 and a $0 deductible.

Salama April Dubai’s least expensive plan with maternity coverage is the Core–Green plan. Additional plans are available from this insurance company with dental coverage and higher annual benefit limits in the UAE.

 

Salama April Dubai Core–Green Plan
Coverage Area UAE only (90-day coverage outside UAE)
Monthly Premium (USD) $116
Deductible/Copay (USD) $0
Waiting Period No waiting period
Pregnancy and Delivery Complication Limit (USD) $41,000 for life-threatening emergencies, $2,752 for routine and non-life-threatening emergencies
Annual Plan Coverage Limit (USD) $200,000
Postnatal Coverage Up to 45 days of coverage
Home Deliveries Not covered
Elective C-Sections Covered
Multiple Births Covered
Dental Coverage Not covered
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Covered

 

This information about Salama April Dubai is for educational purposes only. You’ll need to obtain your own quote based on your family’s needs for a more accurate reflection of benefits and premiums. Using an international insurance broker allows you to compare and customize plans at no additional cost to you. Contact an international insurance broker for details.

Orient Insurance– Allianz UAE Maternity Insurance

Orient Insurance–Allianz maternity insurance plans start at $267 monthly for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai with no waiting period, but there is no coverage for at-home deliveries and limited coverage for elective c-sections. The annual coverage limit for emergency pregnancy complications is USD $43,000. 

Dubai Street View, UAE

Orient Insurance–Allianz’s least expensive maternity insurance plan for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai is the Select Pearl plan. Other plans are available with higher limits and medical repatriation coverage.

 

Orient Insurance– Allianz Select Pearl Plan
Coverage Area Worldwide excluding USA
Monthly Premium (USD) $267
Deductible/Copay (USD) 20% for general outpatient, 10% for routine maternity
Waiting Period No waiting period
Pregnancy and Delivery Complication Limit (USD) $43,000 for emergencies per year
Annual Plan Coverage Limit (USD) $1,750,000
Postnatal Coverage Yes
Home Deliveries Not covered
Elective C-Sections Up to routine maternity
Multiple Births Covered
Dental Coverage Not covered
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Emergency evacuation coverage only

 

This information about Orient Insurance maternity plans is for educational purposes only. For additional information about international health insurance with maternity coverage, you can contact an insurance expert.

Sukoon BUPA Global Health UAE Maternity Insurance

Sukoon BUPA Global Health maternity insurance plans have no waiting period within the UAE. Plans start at USD $430 monthly for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai with an annual coverage limit of $1,700,000. Pregnancy and delivery complications are covered up to the annual limit.

Sukoon BUPA Global Health’s lowest-priced plan for a 25-year-old woman in Dubai is the Select Plan. Plans with dental coverage are also available with this insurance provider.

 

Sukoon BUPA Global Health Select Maternity Plan
Coverage Area Regional
Monthly Premium (USD) $430
Deductible/Copay (USD) $0/20%
Waiting Period 0 months in UAE/10 months outside UAE
Pregnancy and Delivery Complication Limit (USD) $1,700,000
Annual Plan Coverage Limit (USD) $1,700,000
Postnatal Coverage Yes
Home Deliveries Covered
Elective C-Sections Covered
Multiple Births Covered
Dental Coverage Not covered
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Covered

 

This information about Sukoon BUPA Global Health maternity plans is for educational purposes only. You can find and compare health insurance quotes that more accurately reflect coverage for your family’s needs.

Conclusion

Expats looking for maternity coverage in the UAE will have plenty of options to customize their coverage to reflect their insurance needs and budget. Plans are available through multiple quality health insurance companies with international plans.

Working with an international insurance broker is the best way to secure the best deal and more personalized health insurance coverage. Brokers represent multiple companies so that they will sell you the best plan for your situation. Their services are at no additional cost to you!

Want to know what the best health insurance in Dubai is? Read this article about the best health insurance companies in Dubai.

If you want more information about insurance costs in the UAE, read our article How Much Does Health Insurance Cost in Dubai?. You can also find out more information about UAE insurance prices from Pacific Prime.

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Serena Fung is a Senior Content Creator at Pacific Prime, a global insurance brokerage and employee specialist serving over 1.5 million clients in 15 offices across the world. With 2+ years of experience writing about the subject, she aims to demystify the world of insurance for readers with the latest updates, guides and articles on the blog.

Serena earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia, Canada. As such, she is an avid advocate of mental health and is fascinated by all things psychology (especially if it’s cognitive psychology!).

Her previous work experience includes teaching toddlers to read, writing for a travel/wellness online magazine, and then a business news blog. These combined experiences give her the skills and insights she needs to explain complex ideas in a succinct way. Being the daughter of an immigrant and a traveler herself, she is passionate about educating expats and digital nomads on travel and international health insurance.
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