Where to register for AHCIP

Albertans can register for the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) and update their information at authorized registry agent offices across the province at no cost (free).  See below.

Complete the AHCIP application form and bring it to the registry agent office along with your supporting documents. Processing time can take up to 5 days.

You can also mail your completed application along with photocopies of your supporting documents to Alberta Health. Processing time can take up to 6 weeks.

  • Updates to information include changes to name, address, marital status, date of birth and adding or removing coverage for a dependant. Read more about status changes.

Find an authorized registry agent near you

Print off the registry agent list PDF icon or click on a community name to locate AHCIP registry agents near you on a Google map. image of Google map pin 

NOTE: Alberta Motor Association (AMA) offers registry services only to AMA members.

Questions and answers about registry agents

Q1. Can an authorized registry agent provide me with a personal health care card?

A. Registry agents can only process the AHCIP application and request the card through Alberta Health. All cards are mailed directly to you from Alberta Health at the address that is currently on file. Contact the AHCIP

Q2. Is my personal medical information accessible to the registry agent staff?

A. The staff at registry agent offices do not have access to any medical information, including medical records.

Q3. How secure is my personal information at the Alberta registry agent offices?

A. Your personal information is safe. Registry agents are subject to strict legislative, contractual and policy requirements that protect the security and release of Albertans’ information.

Q4. What documents do I need to bring with me when I apply for coverage?

A. Read more about coverage and required documents.