Terms & Conditions


  1. This card is issued on the basis that the holder is ordinarily resident in Ireland.
  2. This card is for the sole use of the person named on it.
  3. This card entitles the holder to healthcare through the public system in another EU or EEA member state or in Switzerland, where such care becomes necessary on medical grounds during a temporary stay in that state, taking into account the nature of the care and the expected length of the stay, in accordance with Regulation (EEC) No. 1408/71 and Regulation (EEC) No. 574/72.
  4. This card gives no entitlement where the aim of the travel is to receive healthcare.
  5. Where the cardholder ceases to be ordinarily resident in Ireland before the date of expiry of this card, the card should be returned to the issuing Local Health Office.