How do I change my address with the RAMQ?
The Régie de l’Assurance Maladie du Québec (or RAMQ) is a government body located in Quebec. It is charged with the administration of health insurance, which covers almost the entire population of Quebec.
Those who are registered with the public health insurance plan, as well as those who move to Québec must notify the RAMQ, either before their move or within 30 days of the move. Notify the RAMQ today and check this off of your moving checklist!
How do I change my address with the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ)?
In order to change of address with the RAMQ, two options are available:
- You can use the Service Québécois de changement d’adresse (SQCA).
- You may also call the Régie: 514-864-3411 (Montréal Office) or 418-646-4636 (Quebec City Office). Please note that The RAMQ offices are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 4:30 pm.
What information do I need to provide?
When conducting an address change make sure to have the following information on hand.
- Old and new address;
- Social Security number;
- Mother’s maiden name; and your Health insurance card number.
Frequently asked questions:
Is the change of address valid for the drug insurance?
Yes, when you change of address with the RAMQ also covers drug insurance!
I’m moving outside of Quebec, what should I do?
If your stay outside Quebec lasts for 183 days or more, you must inform the Régie by sending them a “Temporary Departure from Quebec” form. To obtain this form, you must contact the Régie in order to make a request.
If your stay lasts less than 183 days, and if your eligibility is maintained, meaning you will be able to benefit from covered services outside Quebec. However, it is important to note that in most situations, the Régie will only partially reimburse these services.
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