Request or update an Individual Healthcare Identifier or request an Individual Healthcare Identifier card form (MS003)

Use this form to register for an Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI) and request an IHI card.

Download and complete the Request or update an Individual Healthcare Identifier or request an Individual Healthcare Identifier card form.

You’ll already have an IHI if you’re enrolled in Medicare or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).

Only complete this form if you’re:

  • not eligible for Medicare
  • not eligible for Department of Veterans’ Affairs pension or benefit
  • a visitor to Australia and not covered by a reciprocal healthcare agreement.

You can also use this form to notify the Healthcare Identifiers Service that a person is deceased.

This PDF is fillable. You can fill it out on your device, or print it and complete it by hand.

If you have a disability or impairment and use assistive technology, you may not be able to access our forms. If you can’t, please use self service, request someone to deal with us on your behalf, or contact us. We can help you access, complete and submit them.

Page last updated: 11 January 2021