Health Care Card

Renewing a card

If you are still eligible, we will renew your card automatically.

You don’t need to apply for your card if you get:

  • Sickness Allowance, your Health Care Card is valid for the period of your current medical certificate up to 13 weeks
  • Carer Payment (Child) episodic or short term care, your Health Care Card is valid for a period of 26 weeks

Page last updated: 11 October 2018