How to Apply for National Health Fund (NHF) Cards In Jamaica

Apply for National Health Fund (NHF) Cards In Jamaica By Yourself

  1. To apply in to apply for the National Health Fund (NHF) Card, submit your application completely in the NHF office or to any Card Centre within the parish you reside in. Check out the NHF contact information and Card Centres under the “Office Address and Contacts” section below.
  2. Obtain the application form for the NHF card at any of the NHF offices or at any card centre or download the form from the NHF website: [ Link] or download the form directly via this link: Link/images/forms/New_NHF_Application_Form.pdf Link]
  3. Complete the application properly and then send it to your doctor who will confirm the application. Fill in the necessary section for doctors.
  4. Completely fill out the Application to NHF office nearest to you or at any Card Centre
  5. When you submit the application After submitting the form, NHF officials will check the information you’ve provided to determine if the application has been completed correctly.
  6. After being verified your application, it will be accepted so that you can be eligible for NHF benefits. Then, you will receive your NHF card will issued and issued to you.

Required Documents For Apply for National Health Fund (NHF) Cards

  • Complete the application form
  • Tax Registration Number (TRN)

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 Contact details and locations: 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 Junor Hospital, Manchester
  • Port Maria Hospital, St. Mary
  • Santa Cruz Health Centre, St. Elizabeth
  • Black River Hospital, St. Elizabeth
  • Drug Service Sav-la-mar, 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


NHF Card Program NHF Card Programme is without restrictions on age and offers subsidy to the beneficiaries for the treatment of 17 chronic diseases. They include:

  • Asthma & Subsidy for Spacers & Masks
  • Arthritis
  • Breast cancer and Breast Cancer Receptor Studies Test
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Diabetes & Diabetes Programme
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Lupus
  • Major depression
  • Prostate cancer
  • Psychosis
  • Rheumatic heart disease or fever
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Vascular disease


  • Free


  • NHF card has validity for life.

Documents to Utilize

  • Application form:Link

Processing Time

  • Within 30 minutes.


  • Keep your card secure should it become damaged or lost, contact the NHF office immediately to request replacement of the card.

The Information You Need

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

The Document is required

  • This card proves that you’re a member of the NHF benefiting from individual benefits

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