How do I apply for a Health Card (OHIP)?

To get an OHIP Card (Ontario Health Insurance Plan), you have to fill out an application. You also need to collect some documents to submit with your application.

To Apply for a Health Card

Find out more about who is eligible for OHIP.

Many settlement agencies can help you apply for a Health Card. To find help, go to Services Near Me and search for "settlement services" in your area.

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For More Information

  • Requesting a Review - If you are told that you do not – or no longer – qualify for OHIP, you can request a review of the decision. From the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
  • Health Care in Ontario- This page has all the information you may need about obtaining, renewing or changing your OHIP card. From Service Ontario.
Last updated: January 5, 2023 4001242