Administered by the HSE, those over 70 can apply for a medical card or a GP visit card, depending on their circumstances.
This medical card is available to anyone aged 70 or over who has a gross income of not more than €500 a week for a single person or not more than €900 per week for a couple.
While to qualify for this GP visit card, you must be aged 70 or over and have an income of over €500 per week.
The application form for the Over 70 Medical Card/ GP Visit Card can be downloaded here, with details included on how you can submit your application to the HSE.
Medical Card/ GP Visit Card – Over 70 Application Form (MC1(a)). This application is processed by the HSE.