From Wednesday, 5 August 2015, everyone aged 70 years or over, ordinarily resident in Ireland, will be eligible for free GP care regardless of income.
All people aged 70 or over who do not have a medical card or GP visit card can register from today (Friday, 31 July 2015) to access this service.
You can register online for the GP Visit Card.
Alternatively, you can download the application form (PDF) or request an application form by calling 1890 252 919. Registration forms will also be available from Community Health Offices.
Find out more on the HSE website, gpvisitcard.ie.