Travel Assistance Program (TAP)

For eligible B.C. Residents who must travel within the province for physician-referred non-emergency medical specialist services not available in their own community, and whose travel expenses are not covered by third-party insurance or other government programs.  A physician's referral is required and the patient must have the physician's office complete a TAP form.  Contact TAP at the number below prior to travel for a confirmation number in order to receive a travel discount.

Phone (toll-free):  1 800-661-2668

For general information on TAP, call Health Insurance BC, or visit the TAP website.

Phone (toll-free): 1 800-663-7100

Website:  www.gov.bc.ca  (enter "Travel Assistance Program" in Search)

For eligibility criteria contact Interior Health at 250 862-4200, press 2

Website:  www.interiorhealth.ca