Your Health Insurance Card Absolutely Indispensable! by ijk77032

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									Acceptable pieces of ID                                        Information                                                   Your Health Insurance Card:

•	 Health	Insurance	Card
•	 Driver’s	Licence
                                                               Health Insurance Card
                                                               régie	de	l’assurance	maladie	du	Québec	
                                                                                                                              Absolutely
•	 Birth	Certificate	or	an	official	copy	of	an	act	of	birth	
   issued	by	a	Canadian	vital	statistics	office	(by	the	
                                                               www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca                                          Indispensable!
                                                               Québec:	418	646-4636	
   Directeur	de	l’état	civil,	for	a	birth	in	Québec)           Montréal:	514	864-3411	
•	 Passport                                                    elsewhere	in	Québec,	toll-free:	1	800	561-9749
•	 Certificate	of	Canadian	Citizenship                         TDD	(telecommunication	device	for	the	deaf)
•	 Certificate	of	change	of	name                               Québec:	418	682-3939	
                                                               elsewhere	in	Québec,	toll-free:	1	800	361-3939
•	 Certificate	of	change	of	designation	of	sex
•	 A	Canadian	or	Québec	immigration	document                   1125,	grande	Allée	ouest	
                                                               Québec	(Québec)		g1s	1e7
orIgInALs	Are	reQuIreD.
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                                                               Montréal	(Québec)		H3A	3g5

                                                               Driver’s Licence
Your photo                                                     société	de	l’assurance	automobile	du	Québec	
                                                               www.saaq.gouv.qc.ca
remember:	you	must	have	your	photo	taken	on	the	
                                                               Québec:	418	643-7620	
premises	if	you	go	to	one	of	the	two	rAMQ	offices	             Montréal:	514	873-7620	
or	if	you	go	to	sAAQ	service	outlets.	                         elsewhere	in	Québec,	toll-free:	1	800	361-7620
However,	if	you	go	to	another	authentication	point,	
bring	your	photo.	You	may	also	have	your	photo	
taken	in	a	pharmacy	or	by	a	photographer.	Here	are	
the	specifications:
•	 colour	photo	taken	in	the	past	six	months	(dated	
   on	the	back	with	a	date	stamp);
•	 against	a	white	background;
•	 showing	a	front	view,	from	the	shoulders	up	                                                                                       You	can	renew	 	
                                                                            Ce document est aussi disponible en français.      your	Health	Insurance	Card	 	
   (head	uncovered);
                                                                                                                                and	your	Driver’s	Licence	 	
•	 43	mm	x	54	mm	(111/16	inches	x	21/8	inches).                                                                                     at the same time.
                                                               Direction	des	communications
                                                               May	2010




                                                                                                               D-7092-0
                                                                     With the participation of the
                                                                     Société de l’assurance automobile
                                                How to Obtain
                                          Your Health Insurance Card

          If you HAVE a Driver’s Licence
    You can renew your Health Insurance Card and your Driver’s Licence at the same time.


Where must I go?                                     What do I take with me?                         What happens next?
go	in	person	to	a	service outlet	of	the	         1   Your	completed	and	signed	renewal	              sAAQ	will	mail	your	Driver’s	Licence	to	you	and	
société	de	l’assurance	automobile	du	                notice.                                         will	send	the	information	to	rAMQ.
Québec	(sAAQ)	before	the	deadline	               2   Two	pieces	of	ID,	including	your	Driver’s	      rAMQ	will	send	your	Health	Insurance	Card	to	you	
indicated	on	your	renewal	notice.	refer	
                                                     Licence	(see	list	on	reverse	side).             within	14	days.
to	the	enclosed	list	of	service	outlets	in	
your	region.	Please	note	that	renewing	         Do	not	bring	a	photo	with	you:	one	will	be	
a	Driver’s	Licence	Plus	must	take	place	        taken	on	the	premises.	Please	note	that	a	fee	is	
at	one	of	the	sAAQ	service	centres.             charged	for	taking	your	photo	and	issuing	your	
                                                Driver's	Licence.	




If you DON’T HAVE a Driver’s Licence

Where must I go?                                     What do I take with me?                         What happens next?
go	in	person,	as	soon	as	possible,	to	an	       1    Your	completed	and	signed	renewal	              rAMQ	will	send	your	Health	Insurance	Card	to	
authentication point.	refer	to	the	en-               notice.                                         you	within	14	days.
closed	list	of	authentication	points	in	your	
                                                2    Two	pieces	of	ID,	including	one	bearing	a	
region.
                                                     photo	(see	list	on	reverse	side).
                                                3    A	photo	of	you	that	meets	the	specifications	
                                                     (see	information	on	reverse	side).
                                                If	you	go	to	one	of	the	two	rAMQ	offices,	do	
                                                not	bring	a	photo	with	you:	one	will	be	taken	
                                                on	the	premises.	Please	note	that	a	fee	is	
                                                charged.

								
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