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carte vitale

Posted by roybailey - Created: 3 years ago
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Posted by countrydweller - 3 years ago

Yes if you do not use it for a while it goes dormant and needs reactivating.Take it to the pharmacy with ID if your card does not have a photo they will do it.This is to ensure that the holder is still alive/in the country.An anti fraud measure really

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Posted by Hilary Briss - 3 years ago

I think that is why it is not valid.I have mine put in the machine every 12 months wether it has been used or not.

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Posted by roybailey - 3 years ago

5 years if not longer.

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Posted by Rudge - 3 years ago

You do not state how long you have had the card , After I obtained a Carte Vitale I was told it had to be 'activated' within 6 months ( possibly a year) by putting into the machine in a Pharmacy  or surgery 

Not sure of the process needed, the pharmacy assistant did it for me .