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 gpvisitcard.ie
What information do I need to register online?
- Your Public Personal Services (PPS) number
- The name of your GP of choice
- Your spouse or partner's Public Personal Services (PPS) number (if applicable).
Once your registration is completed and you have been accepted by your GP of choice to his/her patient panel you can attend your GP of choice, without charge.