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lcruz
lcruz
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Posted On: 17 days ago
lcruz
lcruz
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Hello,

I would like to know if I'm eligible for OHIP.

- I became a permanent resident and landed in Toronto on Nov 22, 2019 then left the country 8 days later.
- Then, I returned to Toronto on May 13, 2021 and stayed in Canada until Aug 16, 2021.
- Now I'm planning on staying permanently in Ontario since Nov 5, 2022.

Can I be eligible for OHIP?
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Posted On: 20 hours ago
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Hi there,

Thank you for sharing your question and situation with us.

You may find helpful information in the Settlement.Org article, Who is eligible for OHIP? Here is an excerpt about some of the eligibility requirements:
You must be able to answer "yes" to each of these statements:
  • Your principal home is in Ontario.
  • You were not away from Ontario for more than 30 days during the first 6 months that you lived here. That means you must be in Ontario for 153 days of the first 183 days that you live in Ontario.
  • You are in Ontario for at least 153 days in any 12-month period.

It is best to contact the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for some information specific to your situation.

You can find some contact information here:


http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/

Call ServiceOntario, INFOline at:
1-866-532-3161 (Toll-free)
In Toronto, (416) 314-5518
TTY 1-800-387-5559.
In Toronto, TTY 416-327-4282
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm



We hope this information is helpful. Please follow up with us if you have any further questions.


Sincerely,


Your Settlement.Org team
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