Applying for Métis Health Benefits Program

Applying for Métis Health Benefits Program

Last modified: 
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 11:07

Who can apply for Métis Health Benefits?

  • A registered Indigenous Métis
  • A permanent resident of the Northwest Territories (NWT)
  • Have a valid NWT Health Care Card

How to apply for the Métis Health Benefits 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 Métis Health Benefits Program.

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


  • A valid NWT Health Care Card



  • There is no fee.

Contact this Service

Phone: 1-800-661-0830 (toll free)
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:

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