How to Apply for JADEP Card In Jamaica

Apply for JADEP Card In Jamaica By Yourself

  1. For Apply for the Jamaica Drug for the Elderly Programme (JADEP) Card, you must send your application in complete form at NHF at the NHF office or to any Card Centre within the parish you reside in. Check out the NHF contact information and the Card Centres’ contact information in the “Office Address and Contacts” section .
  2. Download the application form to apply for the JADEP card by visiting any NHF office locations or at any of the card centers
  3. Complete the application correctly , and then bring it to your doctor who will sign off on the application by filling in the necessary section for doctors.
  4. Send the application in its entirety in the NHF office nearest to where you are in any Card Centre
  5. When you submit the application After submitting the form, NHF officials will check the information you’ve provided to verify that the form has been completed correctly.
  6. Once your application is verified, it is approved as well as you’ll be added for JADEP benefits. Then, the JADEP Card is issued and processed. you.

Apply via Proxy

  • If you’re unable to complete the application on your own then you can ask an uninvolved third person to complete applications on behalf of you. In this scenario you will need to provide the with a valid document that confirms your age

Required Documents For Apply for JADEP Card

  • Complete the application form
  • Tax Registration Number
  • Document to prove your age:
    • Birth certificate
    • Passport
    • Driver’s license
    • Card for National Voter’s Identification Card
    • Senior Citizens Identification Card
    • Letter from an official Justice of the Peace (JP) medical professional or pastor, who confirms the age.

Office Locations and Contacts

National Health Fund (Head Office)Address: The Towers 6th Floor 25, Dominica Drive, Kingston 5
Tel: 1-(876)-906-1106 / 906-2293/ 906-9667/ 908-2992/ 908-3913/ 908-3106/ 906-0756
Fax: 1-(876)-906-1105 / 754-2640

NHF Pharmaceutical Division
78 Marcus Garvey Drive
Kingston 13
Tel: 1-(876)-923-6926-8, 923-6920
Fax: 1-(876)-923-7159
NHF Locations and Contact Details: Link

Card Centre locations are:

  • Head Office (Dominica Drive)
  • Drug Service Union Square, Cross Road
  • Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH), St. James
  • St. Ann’s Bay Hospital (SABH), St. Ann
  • Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH), Manchester
  • May Pen Regional Hospital, Clarendon
  • Greater Portmore Health Centre, St. Catherine
  • Kingston Public Hospital (KPH), Kingston
  • Princess Margaret Hospital, St. Thomas
  • Percy Junior Hospital, Manchester
  • Port Maria Hospital, St. Mary
  • Santa Cruz Health Centre, St. Elizabeth
  • Black River Hospital, St. Elizabeth
  • Drug Serv Sav-lamar, Westmoreland
  • Spanish Town Hospital Drug Serv, St. Catherine
  • Falmouth Hospital Drug Serv, Trelawny
  • Noel Holmes Hospital Drug Serv, Hanover
  • Port Antonio Hospital Drug Serv, Portland


Seniors aged 60 years and over who are suffering from one of the following chronic illnesses. They include:

  • Hypertension
  • Cardiac issues
  • Arthritis
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • High cholesterol
  • Vascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Glaucoma
  • Asthma
  • Mental health conditions


  • Free


  • It is valid for life.

Processing Time

  • Within 30 minutes.


  • Make sure your card is secure If it is damaged or lost, report it to the NHF office immediately to request the replacement of your card.

The Information You Need

  • Name
  • TRN
  • Address
  • Contact Information
  • Signature of Applicant/Guardian
  • Doctors Medical Council Registration Number
  • Doctors Signature

Documentation is needed

  • The card confirms that the person who holds it is a participant in JADEP. JADEP program.

Information that could be helpful

  • JADEP Drug list: Link

External Links



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