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Program: Ontario Health Insurance Plan  
Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Phone Numbers: ServiceOntario: 416-314-5518
Toll-Free: ServiceOntario: 1-866-532-3161
TTY: ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Website: www.ontario.ca/page/apply-ohip-and-get-health-card
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Service Description: Publicly-funded health insurance program open to residents of Ontario * hospital and physician services are paid directly by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Services and Programs:

Fees: Publicly covered services are paid directly
Application: Visit local ServiceOntario office
Eligibility / Target Population: Applicants must satisfy the following conditions:
  • be a Canadian citizen, an Indigenous person, a permanent resident or a newcomer who is eligible as per the Ontario Health Insurance Act
  • be physically in Ontario for 153 days in a 12 month period
  • be physically in Ontario for at least 153 days of the first 183 days following the establishment of residency in the province
  • have Ontario as primary place of residence
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French programs, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
Area Served:
Ontario  
See Also: Health Insurance Plans

This information was last completely updated on May 17, 2018

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