Applying for the Extended Health Benefits for Seniors Program

Applying for the Extended Health Benefits for Seniors Program

Who can apply for Extended Health Benefits (EHB)?

  • 60 years of age or over
  • Métis or Non-Indigenous
  • Permanent resident of the Northwest Territories (NWT)
  • Have a valid NWT Health Care Card

How to apply for the Seniors Program?

Please Note: If you have access to benefits under an employer or similar plan, and choose not to use them, you will not be eligible for assistance under the EHB Seniors Program.


A health care card is required to receive health care benefits.


Prerequisites

  • A valid NWT Health Care Card

Forms

Fees

  • There is no fee.

Contact this Service

Phone: 1-800-661-0830 (toll free)
Email: healthcarecard@gov.nt.ca
Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

Sending the Completed Form…

Health Services Administration
Department of Health and Social Services
Bag #9
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0
Fax to: 1-867-777-3197
Email to: healthcarecard@gov.nt.ca

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