The following link will open the Service Alberta website in a new window, which contains many forms related to the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan.
Moving to Alberta from elsewhere in Canada
If you are moving to Alberta from elsewhere in Canada, you are eligible for AHCIP coverage on the first day of the third month following your date of arrival. You should register within 3 months of arrival. If you apply later, the effective date of your coverage will be determined when you register.
Moving to Alberta from outside Canada / immigrants
If you are moving or returning to Alberta from outside Canada, you might be eligible for coverage on the date of your arrival. You must register within 3 months of arrival. Newcomers to Canada are required to present a copy of their Canada entry document along with their other supporting documents.
When you apply for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) coverage, you must provide supporting documents that prove:
Up-to-date information is key to obtaining health services. Make sure your health care registration information is current. Update your information if you: