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Apply & Renew

Applying

Apply for CHIP either online or by mail. Before you start the application process, having this info readily available will make the process must faster:

  • Income amounts for your entire household before taxes: This includes income from employment and all other forms of income (for example - social security, pension, workers' compensation, unemployment, etc)
  • Social Security Numbers and birth dates for all applicants
  • Private health insurance information (if you have or had private health insurance in the last 90 days)

Learn how to apply for CHIP online or by mail.


Renewing

If you're already enrolled in CHIP, you'll need to renew every year to continue your child's coverage. Like the initial application process, some information is needed in order to complete the renewal process. Have ready:

  • Renewal Notice from your CHIP insurance company
  • Income amounts for your entire household before taxes: This includes income from employment and all other forms of income (for example - social security, pension, workers' compensation, unemployment, etc)
  • Social Security Numbers and birth dates for all applicants
  • Private health insurance information (if you have or have had private health insurance in the last 90 days)

Learn how to renew your CHIP coverage online or by mail.