Change names on your provincial health care card before applying for a name change in your passport, as you may use this as your updated proof of identity document. It is usually a requirement that you carry your provincial health care cards with you at all times so it must be under your correct name.
How to update your health card
Provinces have a range of procedures to change names on your health card. Most have a name change form which can be sent by mail. Provinces with service offices allow you to change names in person, which you might be able to do at the same time as updating your driver’s licence. Click the link to learn more about updating your health care card in BC, Ontario or Alberta.
Click the button below to get the name change form and procedure for your province. Full name change instructions and any associated forms are available in all Easy Name Change kits. Simply select which organizations you need to notify of your new name and receive personalized and ready-to-send forms, letters and emails in just 10 minutes. It couldn’t be easier!
Update your name with other companies
Next, you need to change names with all other companies. Our customers have an average of 26 organizations to notify. If you do this yourself allow at least 8 hours. Got better things to do? Let us provide all the paperwork and instructions in just 10 minutes!