Out-of-Province Travel Support ProgramIf you require medical services in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia, you may qualify for cost assistance to travel with Maritime Bus.
Do I qualify for travel assistance?
Depending on your household income, if you hold a valid PEI Health Card and have not received travel support from a non-government source, you may qualify for travel assistance for approved out-of-province medical services.
|Total annual net household income* (CRA line 236)
||Bus ticket subsidy|
|$35,001 to $50,000||50%|
|Greater than $50,000||No subsidy|
*Household income is based on combined tax returns (both you and your spouse, if applicable) from the immediately preceding tax year - Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment(s) Line 236.
How do I apply for out-of-province travel support?
Submit a current Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment(s) with your completed Out-of-Province Travel Support Application [PDF | 92 KB] or apply online at least 10 days prior to out-of-province travel.
What if I have to make multiple trips?
If you are required to make multiple trips to complete your treatment, you are eligible for coverage under the same initial approval for the Out-of-Province Travel Support Program.
To apply for multiple trips, submit a completed Out-of-Province Travel Support Multiple Trips Application [PDF | 534 KB] or apply online.
Can I travel with any other bus or shuttle company?
Health PEI currently subsidizes travel only through Maritime Bus.
What other information is available?
- Out-of-Province Medical Services for Residents brochure [PDF | 442 KB]
How do I contact the Out-of-Province Travel Support Program?
|Out-of-Province Travel Support Program
16 Garfield Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5918
Fax: (902) 620-3072