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Register for UHIP

As a mandatory component of registration, you must purchase healthcare coverage under the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) at the PGME office for yourself and accompanying family members upon your arrival in Canada, or twenty (20) days before your designated training start date.  UHIP costs and information can be viewed on the University Health Insurance Plan website (

If you arrive more than 20 days prior to the start date of your training, you should purchase a travel insurance policy until you are eligible for UHIP enrollment.

You must also apply for health coverage under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).  There is a 3-month waiting period, during which the UHIP plan will cover you.  OHIP information can be viewed on the Ontario Ministry of Health website (

In order to expedite the registration process, please complete the form(s) listed below, appropriate to your current situation, and bring a printed copy when you visit the Postgraduate Medical Education Office in person to complete your registration.


Please note:

Complete only the fillable-fields, leaving all remaining fields blank.
Fill out only the member form if you are travelling alone. If you are bringing your spouse and/or children, please complete both forms.

Field-specific Instructions

Member information (This is your information, and must be added to both the member AND dependent forms)

  • Member ID: Your 8-digit trainee ID# found on your Letter of Appointment.
  • Member last name: This is your last name.
  • First name: Your first name.
  • Middle name: Your middle name (not mandatory).
  • Date of birth: Your date of birth.
  • Gender: Your gender.
  • Coverage need: On the single member form, mark ‘1’ as the coverage is only for you. If you complete a dependent form as well, only specify the number of dependents you wish to insure.
  • E-mail address: Your current and primary email address.
  • Telephone number: Your current and primary telephone number.

Dependent information (only fill out this form if you have a dependent spouse and/or children who will be living with you during your training program)

  • Last name: The dependent’s last name.
  • First name: The dependent’s first name.
  • Middle initial: The first letter of the dependent’s middle name(s) (not mandatory).
  • Gender: The dependent’s gender.
  • Relationship: The dependent’s relationship to you (spouse or child only).

Once complete, please ensure you print the form(s) and bring them with you to the Postgraduate Medical Education Office to complete your registration. Should you have any questions, please contact Angelina Sulay.

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