official answer from OHIP web site: http://www.gov.on.ca/health/english/program/ohip/ohip_mn.html

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Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)

Am I eligible for Ontario Health Insurance?

You must have Ontario health insurance to use Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care funded health
care services. You are eligible for the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) if:

you are a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or convention refugee, and
you make your permanent and principal home in Ontario and
you are present in Ontario for at least 153 days in any 12璵onth period.

Tourists, transients or visitors are not eligible for OHIP coverage.

You pay no premiums for Ontario health coverage. Federal and provincial taxes fund health care. Your
coverage is based solely on residency and is not determined by whether you have a job or are
unemployed, or where you pay your income tax.

You and all members of your family, including babies and children, must have your own Health Cards.
Always carry your Health Card with you. You should be ready to show it every time you need services.

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Am I eligible for OHIP right away or do I have to wait?

There may be a three-month waiting period for your OHIP coverage.

If you are a newcomer to Ontario, or a former resident returning here to live after being away for more
than seven months, the waiting period begins on the date you establish or re-establish residence in

If you are an eligible resident moving to Ontario from another part of Canada, your former province's
health insurance will cover you for up to three months.

If you are not covered by another province or territory, it is important to buy private health insurance to
cover you until you get your Health coverage.

For more information :

Contact a private insurance company directly or call the Canadian Life and Health Insurance
Association Inc. at 1-800-268-8099. In Toronto, call (416) 777-2344.
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