Bupa Global

"Bupa aims to provide a personal service their clients can rely on."

Established: 1947

Financial strength rating: Standard & Poor’s - AAA

Company overview

BUPA UK started in 1947, providing private medical insurance to just 38,000 members and is now a highly respected international brand. The company established BUPA International – recently rebranded to BUPA Global - in 1971 as a specialist division to look after the healthcare needs of expatriates and local nationals. Over the last decade BUPA Global has made a number of acquisitions including IHI Danmark.


Individuals, sport professionals, companies and corporates.

Bupa Global in numbers

Today BUPA Global has over 800,000 members in 190 countries worldwide.

Main locations

Bupa Global has operations in the UK, Denmark, USA, Spain, France, Hong Kong, Egypt, UAE and Australia, to provide a personal service that their clients can rely on throughout their Bupa Global membership.

Award winning

Bupa Global was awarded the ‘Best International Private Medical Insurance Provider’ at the UK’s Health Insurance Awards in 2009, which they have won four times since 1999. They were also awarded the ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise’ in 2010 – having previously won Queen’s Awards in 2005 and 1999 and the ‘FT Business Offshore Excellence Award’ in 2000.

Fully regulated

Bupa Global is a trading name of Bupa Insurance Limited and Bupa Insurance Services Limited which are registered in England and Wales.  Bupa Insurance Services Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Bupa Insurance Ltd is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Information correct at time of inclusion (May 2015) but subject to change.

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