My husband / wife retired in 2002. He /she was paying CGHS subscription every year. After his death can I get the card transferred in my name ? Do have I to pay extra ? Shall I get Life Time Valid card?
Yes, the ownership of card can be transferred in the name of spouse on
submission of required documents. Additional Director of concerned city
shall transfer the ownership of Card in the computer database and same
CGHS plastic cards with same Beneficiary ID can be used.
No extra payment is to be made, in case of life time cards. However in
other cases one has to pay total 10 years subscription for life time card
For example, if the spouse had contributed for seven years before he
expired , balance payment for the remaining three years is to be paid for
a life time card.
Documents required :
i) Application in prescribed format
ii) Proof of Family Pension with its break up from the bank
having his/her pension account.