To be eligible for Nova Scotia Medical Service Insurance benefits you must be:
The following individuals are not eligible for coverage:
Refer to Moving to Nova Scotia from Outside Canada if you're a Non-Canadian.
Refer to Referrals for out-of-province, out-of-country treatment, if you're referred by a physician to receive a health service outside Nova Scotia.
If you are a full-time student from another Canadian province, you are not eligible for MSI coverage. Your home province will continue to provide coverage as long as you are a student. Contact your home province to ensure your coverage is maintained.
Proof of citizenship or immigration status is required for the application process. To complete an application please contact the MSI Registration at:
902-496-7008 or toll free in Canada 1-800-563-8880
Mailing address: PO Box 500, Halifax NS B3J 2S1
Location address: 230 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth NS
Have questions regarding MSI eligibility? Call 1-800-563-8880 (Toll free in Canada)