To get your health care card and be covered for insured health services in Alberta, you must be registered with the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP).
If you have lost or damaged your Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) personal health care card, get a replacement card.
1. Complete the form
2. Bring the completed form into a registry office or mail to the AHCIP office.
Replacement cards are mailed to you from the AHCIP office.
Note, There is no option for online application.
Fill in and download the form – AHCIP Notice of Change – UPDATE
Bring the completed form into our registry office or mail to the AHCIP office.
Bring your completed form to our office. We will also have paper forms you can fill out.
It is important to keep your Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) information up-to-date. Make sure to report a change of address, change in relationship status, new dependents, and if a member of your family dies outside Alberta.
Students, including those leaving Alberta to study or coming into Alberta to study, need to know what health coverage they have or need while away from home.
Update your Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) information to:
change your mailing address
change your name
change your marital or relationship status
have a new child or dependant
remove a dependant who longer qualifies to be on your account
report a death
The Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) provides eligible Alberta residents with full coverage for medically necessary physician services, and some dental and oral surgical health services.
Your AHCIP coverage can be used across Canada, but there are limits. Not all services available to you in Alberta are covered outside the province.
Always carry your health care card and have additional travel or medical insurance when you leave Alberta. You may laminate your card to protect it.