Health Cards - Lost, Stolen, Renew, or Change of Address, Overview
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|Record #: CWD2744||Last Modified: 05 Jan 2021||Last Full Update: 05 Jan 2021|
|Description (Service)||Lost, Stolen or Damaged Health Card
Call ServiceOntario INFOline or visit a ServiceOntario Centre to report your lost, stolen or damaged health card.
If you find your reported lost or stolen health card, keep it only until your new card arrives and then destroy it as it will no longer be valid. Make sure you have your new photo Health Card before you destroy the old card.
To renew a health card
An updated health card will be delivered within 4 to 6 weeks by mail.
Change of Address By law, an address update for an Ontario health card must be done within 30 days of a change of address.
You can choose from the following options:
How to cancel an Ontario Health Card
For more information about Health Cards, visit www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/ohip/
|Public Comments||Your local MPP's office could be contacted for assistance in emergency or unusual situations|
|Eligibility||Ontario resident; Under the age of 15 1/2 yrs or over the age of 80, the client may be able to mail in for a health card renewal and not have to visit a ServiceOntario centre. The renewal reminder will state the options available.|
|Application||Call ServiceOntario for information; appropriate documents required.
Renewals: If you have not received or have misplaced your renewal form, you may go in person to your nearest ServiceOntario centre, or download the health card renewal application from ServiceOntario's website.
Children younger than 15½ years of age may be able to have their health card renewed by having their parent/guardian complete and sign the form on the back of the child’s renewal notice, and returning it to ServiceOntario in the pre-addressed envelope that is included with the notice.
Most seniors 80 years of age and older may be able to renew their health card by mail. If this applies to you, please complete and sign the form on the back of your renewal notice and return it to ServiceOntario in the pre-addressed envelope that is included with the notice.
|Languages||English ; French|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Collingwood|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Toll Free Phone||ServiceOntario INFOline: 1-866-532-3161
To replace an unexpired lost, stolen or damaged photo health card, call ServiceOntario at 1-800-664-8988