Children who have been diagnosed with cancer within the last 5 years can get a medical card.
You don't need to supply income and outgoing details. The application form just requires a medical report from your GP or hospital doctor.
Email and postal applications
Download and fill in the Medical card application form for children with cancer (PDF, 768KB, 4 pages).
Download the Irish version of the form
Where to send the form
Make sure you include copies of all supporting documents.
National Medical Card Unit - medical card for children with cancer,
PO Box 12629,
Make sure you include scans or photos of all supporting documents.