PharmaCare for B.C. Residents

PharmaCare is British Columbia’s publicly funded program that helps B.C. residents pay for some:

  • Prescription drugs
  • Medical supplies
  • Pharmacy services

For most PharmaCare plans, you must be actively enrolled in the Medical Services Plan of B.C. (MSP).


Fair PharmaCare

The Fair PharmaCare plan is based on income: the lower your income, the more help you get.

Fair PharmaCare is for all B.C. residents, and you are encouraged to register.

There are no premiums to pay. You can register online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Register for Fair PharmaCare You can also register by phone or by mailing in a paper form.

Your Voice surveys

Patients, caregivers and patient groups can share experiences and opinions about drugs under review. See Your Voice.

Prescription records

For a record of your prescriptions, filled at any B.C. community pharmacy, visit Health Gateway. You can also order a copy. Learn more at PharmaNet.

Are you a health care professional?

See our dedicated web pages for:

Other support

Questions about PharmaCare? Contact us. We provide interpreter services in over 140 languages.