Eligibility and Enrolment

Last updated on February 5, 2024

Under the Medicare Protection Act, enrolment with MSP is mandatory for all eligible residents and their dependents.

Last updated: October 3, 2022

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A person must be a B.C. resident to qualify for medical coverage under Medical Services Plan (MSP).

How to apply

Using one form, the BC Application for Health and Drug Coverage allows you and your family to apply for:

  • Medical Services Plan (MSP)
  • Fair PharmaCare
  • Supplementary Benefits

In order to use health-care services in B.C., you must apply for MSP.

Find out how to apply and what medical coverage you need while you wait for your application to be processed.

Get an MSP account confirmation letter

If you have already enrolled, use this online form to request an MSP Account Confirmation letter that will verify MSP enrolment status for one or more individuals on your MSP account.

I need help

If you have questions about eligibility, contact Health Insurance BC:

By phone

By mail

Health Insurance BC
PO Box 9035 St Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9E3