Nova Scotia

Pharmacare Programs

Easy application

Tax filing not required

The Nova Scotia Pharmacare Programs help residents cover the cost of drugs, devices and health services.

To obtain program details such as eligibility, benefits, cost, and how to apply, please access each program directly. You will find answers for many of your questions there.

Nova Scotia Pharmacare Programs:

Each of the programs has their own unique eligibility requirements. Please look at each program individually to learn more.

Health card

  • valid health card with no photo, name and address
  • valid health card with photo, name and address
  • MCP (Medical Care Plan) number - Valid ambulance/dental services card
  • Department of Immigration, Skills and Labour identification number
  • Department of Immigration, Skills and Labour file number (Income Support Card).

Please look at each program to learn more about how to apply for these programs.

Last updated: November 26, 2021