Anyone who has moved to Alberta must register to receive their Alberta Health Care Card.
All new residents who plan to live in Alberta for 12 consecutive months, need to provide documents that prove:
Residents who have moved to Alberta from outside Canada are also required to show:
Students who have moved to Alberta to attend an educational institution, may apply for coverage under the Alberta Health Care Insurance plan provided they:
Students from Out of Province
Students who are from another province or territory within Canada and are attending a recognized educational institution in Alberta, and plan to return to their home province after completing their studies, must remain covered under their home province’s health insurance coverage.
Students In Alberta
Dependant children who are students attending school in Alberta, may stay covered under their parent’s or legal guardian plan if they are:
Students who are attending a recognized educational institution outside of Alberta and plan to return to Alberta after completing their studies remain covered under their Alberta Health Care.
Alberta residents who reach the age of 65 years, will automatically qualify for free Alberta Blue Cross Coverage for Seniors when they register for either themselves (if they have no dependants) or for family coverage (if they have eligible dependants). It covers health costs that aren’t covered under their Alberta Health Care Insurance plan.
To register at AMA Registries, seniors must provide proof that they are 65 years of age or older by presenting their original birth certificate or passport.