GP Visit Card

GP Visit Card

All children under 8 years of age living in Ireland can get a GP visit card.

The under 8s GP visit card covers:

  • free GP visits

  • assessments at age 2 and 5

  • out-of-hours urgent GP care

  • care for children with asthma

Medication costs and hospital charges are not covered

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Register Online

To register your child you need to provide your:

  • PPS number

  • child’s PPS number

  • GP’s name

If you don’t have your child’s PPS number, phone the Department of Social Protection on 0818 927 999 or email If your baby is under 4 months, you can still register. We’ll ask you for their PPS at a later date.

Your child must currently live in Ireland and intend to live here for at least 1 year.

If your child has a medical card, you do not need to register. Your child already has access to free GP services.

General GP Visit Card

You may be eligible under the New Thresholds from September 2023 click HERE to read more