Medical Cards for People Aged 70 and Over

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Everyone aged 70 or over who applies for a medical card is subject to a means test. Read the National Assessment Guidelines


From 5th August 2015 everyone aged 70 or over, ordinarily resident in Ireland, will be eligible for free GP care regardless of income.   All people aged 70 or over who do not have a Medical Card or GP Visit card can register to access this service.

Register online at or download the registration form.

Read more about GP Visit Card Over 70s

Medical Card Applications for everyone in this age group are now processed centrally in our Client Registration Service, Finglas, Dublin 11.

Information is available on this website and from the Client Registration office on Call Save 1890 252 919 or you can read more from the options below: