MSP for B.C. Residents
For a full overview of MSP, view the following brochure (PDF 106K).
If you need to:
Read MSP's Frequently Asked Questions for common questions and answers about MSP. To find options for contacting MSP, see MSP Contacts for B.C. Residents. To obtain a form, go to MSP Forms.
The BC Services Card
Starting February 15, 2013 the provincial government will introduce the BC Services Card, which will be phased in over a five-year period. The BC Services Card replaces the CareCard and can be combined with your driverís licence. It is secure government issued identification that British Columbians can use to prove their identity and access provincially-funded health services. In the future, the BC Services Card will provide in-person and online access to other government services.
An overview of the BC Services Card.
The BC Services Card is more convenient and more secure, with enhanced security features to protect your personal information. And getting yours is easy.
Starting February 15, 2013, most eligible adult B.C. residents will be required to prove their identity and renew enrolment in the Medical Services Plan (MSP) before 2018; most BC Services Card cardholders will be required to renew enrolment every five years. You can simply enrol when renewing your driver's licence. And even if you don't drive, you can enrol at the nearest location where driver's licences are issued.
Exemptions from renewal of enrolment in MSP:
Some MSP beneficiaries do not have to renew enrolment:
Exceptions to the regular enrolment or renewal of enrolment process:
Existing CareCards and Gold CareCards can continue to be used to access provincially-funded health services until 2018.
Visit BC Services Card to learn more
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