An eligible resident of Ontario must have a health card to show that he or she is to be entitled to health care services paid for by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan. If you have never had an Ontario health card, you must apply through ServiceOntario to get a photo health card.
Please Note: this service is for residents who have never had an Ontario Health Card. If you have ever had an Ontario Health Card and are returning to Ontario please click here.
A visit to a ServiceOntario centre is required.
1. Complete a registration for Ontario health insurance coverage form.
2. Provide three original documents, one from each list.
3. Go in person to your nearest ServiceOntario centre.