Service Description

Provides residents of PEI with access to publicly funded health care. If you do not have a PEI Health Card, you will be billed for hospital and physician services. You are required to present your health card when:
  • Visiting your doctor
  • Having a medical test or treatment at a health facility
  • Filling a prescription at a pharmacy
Visit website for further information about:
  • Applying when you have moved to PEI from another province or country
  • Replacing a lost or stolen card
  • Coverage when traveling to another province or outside of Canada


You are considered a resident of PEI if: You are legally in Canada * PEI is your primary residence for at least six months plus a day each year

Note: Please see website for exceptions to eligibility
No fees
How to Access:
Complete the PEI Health Card Application Form online or complete and submit a paper application form at either PEI Medicare site (Montague and Charlottetown) or at any Access PEI site
Documents Required:
See website for information
Program Phone Numbers:
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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