- Create a new text message on your phone
- Enter in the word check followed by a space then the client identifier, i.e. card number and client code letter (for GMS, DPS and HAA) with no spaces. For Example check 12345A
- Send this message to 087 9097867
- Within a few seconds you will receive a response containing details on any eligibility found.
The response provided for the medical card scheme is currently "The client 9999999A was born 09/02/2001 and has a valid GMS card starting from 09/04/2001 to 31/10/2007 and is assigned to Doctor 99999"
Eligibility confirmation by SMS is subject to normal mobile network charges for SMS texts. This service is available 24*365, but as per normal SMS standards the service is not guaranteed and may experience downtime due to scheduled maintenance.