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Applying for Health Care

To register for the Nunavut Health Care Plan, you must fill out an Application for Nunavut Health Care Coverage form.

You can download your application form below.

Application forms are also available at all community health centres and nursing stations in Nunavut, the Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit, and at the Health Insurance Programs Office in Rankin Inlet.

 

Lost Cards: Click here if you lost your Nunavut Health Card.

 

New to Nunavut

Steps:

  1. Print and fill out your application

  2. Provide two clear copies of identification (birth certificate or valid passport or valid immigration documents (mandatory) plus one secondary document, previous healthcare card, employment ID, valid drivers license – for further information please contact nhip@gov.nu.ca or 1-800-661-0833.

  3. Proof of residency document that confirms your intention to make NU your main place of residence for over 12 months and that you are not a temporary or rotational worker –  letter from employer, job contract indicating term – for further information please contact nhip@gov.nu.ca or 1-800-661-0833.

  4. Email your form along with clear copies of all necessary documents to nhip@gov.nu.ca or mail your form along with the necessary documents to the address listed below this chart.

 

 

Newborn Baby

Steps:

  1. Download the Application form for newborn babies.

  2. Print and fill out your application (see back of application)

  3. Mail your form to the address listed below this chart

 

Mail or email completed forms to the following address:

Nunavut Health Insurance Programs Office
Department of Health
Box 889
Rankin Inlet, NU
X0C 0G0

Phone: (867) 645-8001
Fax: (867) 645-8092
Toll Free: (800) 661-0833
Email

The Nunavut Health Insurance Programs Office will let you know if you are eligible for NHCP.