Working in Gibraltar
To register for healthcare in Gibraltar you will need to take the following documentation to the Healthcare registration office (1st floor, ICC) Registration Opening Hours: - 9.00am - 1.00pm Monday - Friday in order to apply for Government Healthcare. To register at the Primary Care Centre you will require the following items:
- A Passport Photo
- A valid ID Card/Passport
- Proof of contribution- This form can be obtained from the Social Services Department. They will provide you with a letter confirming your contribution to GPNS
If you are a frontier worker you will require all the above including a work contract form provided by the Employment and Training Board. (Yellow ETB Contract)
Gibraltar ID Cards
For individuals who are working and living in Gibraltar, you must apply for a Civil Registration Card. You must take the following documentation to the ID card office:
- Application Form
- Yellow ETB contract
- White Tax Code form
- Rental Agreement for property in Gibraltar which is in your name
- Letter from employer confirming employment
- 2 passport photographs
- £5 for application
- Marriage certificate for those who are married
This card normally takes between 6-8 weeks to be processed. When you hand in the application, you will be given a receipt; this receipt will allow you to apply for the healthcare card (E111) whilst you await the Civil Registration Card.
All individuals who are employed in Gibraltar are advised to open a bank account at one of the banks in Gibraltar.
In order to apply for an account, you must take the following documentation with you to the bank:
- Yellow ETB contract
- White Tax Code Form
- Application form which can be completed at the branch at time of application
Income Tax Office
Once you have received the yellow copy of your ETB employment contract, you are required to go to the tax office to register under the company tax reference.
You need to be registered at the tax office and your tax code issued prior to being paid by your employer otherwise you may be emergency taxed which is 30% of your monthly salary.
This will continue to be emergency until the tax code is received so it is in your best interest to ensure you go to the Tax Office.