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Healthcare Entitlement & Registration

REGISTRATION

In Gibraltar, the healthcare scheme is based on a contributory system called the Group Practice Medical Scheme (“GPMS”). The rules of entitlement to healthcare are set out in the GPMS Act, the Medical (Group Practice Scheme) Regulations (“GPMS Regulations”) and the Medical (Group Practice Scheme) (Contributions) Regulations (“Contributions Regulations”).

Under Gibraltar legislation, there are two classes of persons entitled to be registered under the GPMS: firstly insured persons by virtue of section 4(1) of the Medical GPMS Act and their dependants by virtue of section 3 of the GPMS Act; and, secondly, persons who are “ordinarily resident” in Gibraltar pursuant to section 4(2) of the GPMS Act. (www.gibraltar.gov.gi) Laws of Gibraltar.

The scheme allows entitled persons and their dependents to access health care at no charge.

Medicines are available at a cost of £2.50 per item on the prescription subject to a maximum charge of £7.50. Dental treatment is only available to children. Adults may be seen for emergency treatment only.

Registration Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

 

CHECKLIST

  • Fully completed application form.
  • ETB Contract (if applicable).
  • PAYE Allowance & Social Insurance Contributions Class Certificate.
  • One passport photo on a WHITE background.
  • Civilian Registration Card (Current ID card / Passport).
  • Proof of address. (e.g. tenancy agreement, rental agreement and/or utility bills)
  • Changes of name or address – documentary evidence will be requested.
  • If applying as a Frontier Worker – The S1 Certificate will be required.

 

 

 

GUIDANCE NOTES ON APPLYING FOR THE MEDICAL (GROUP PRACTICE) SCHEME HEALTH CARD

In order to apply for a Gibraltar Health Card the following documents must be submitted;

  1. Fully completed application form.
  2. ETB Contract (if applicable).
  3. PAYE Allowance & Social Insurance Contributions Class Certificate.
  4. One passport photo on a WHITE background.
  5. Civilian Registration Card (Current ID card / Passport).
  6. Proof of address (see below).
  7. Changes of name or address – documentary evidence will be requested.
  8. If applying as a Frontier Worker – The S1 Certificate will be required (see below).

Information on Proof of Address:

  • Deeds or Under Lease of the property together with last receipt of rates or last three months’ utility bills.
  • Private Rental Agreements (not through an Estate Agent) must be accompanied by Deeds of the property and last receipt of service charges or rates in owner’s name.
  • In the case of renewals please bring recent Rental Agreement and three months utility bills.
  • Valid rental agreement (6 months minimum). In the case of renewals, please bring recent Rental Agreement and three months utility bills.
  • Valid Tenancy Agreement with HM Government of Gibraltar or approved Tenancy List.

Information on S1 Certificate:

If you working and paying your Social Insurance Contributions in Gibraltar and reside in another EU Member state, you need to apply for an S1 (Former E106) at the Social Insurance Contribution Office.Please enquire at the Social Insurance Contribution Office, how to register your S1 with the Spanish Authorities.Signing the Application Form:

Applications for persons under the age of 18 must be signed by a Parent/Legal Guardian

Applications for persons aged 18 and over must be signed by the applicant. Please note that all documentation must be in English. Translations to English by Official Translators must be provided if original documents are in a different language. 

WE REGRET THAT WE WILL BE UNABLE TO ACCEPT INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS.

 

PDF Icon Small Registration – E111 Application Form

PDF Icon SmallGuidance Notes on Applying for the Medical (Group Practice) Scheme

PDF Icon Small Application for Inclusion of Dependent

PDF Icon SmallChange of Name & or Address Form

PDF Icon SmallForm of application – GHA Medical(Group Practice) Scheme

PDF Icon Small Renewal form – GHA Medical (Group Practice) Scheme

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