Submit Documents

Documents you may be able to use to verify your immigration status or that you are lawfully present include:

You can also list these documents or statuses:

  • Document indicating a member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native born in Canada. (This is considered an eligible immigration status for Medicaid, but not for a Qualified Health Plan [QHP])
  • Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) eligibility letter (if under 18)
  • Document indicating withholding of removal
  • Administrative order staying removal issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Certification from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
  • Documents indicating you are a Cuban/Haitian entrant
  • Documents indicating you are a resident of American Samoa

There are 3 ways for you to submit the documents we need to make a final decision on your eligibility:


Login to your account at You can upload scanned copies of the documents directly to your account.

By US Mail

Department of Human Services
Economic Security Administration
Case Record Management Unit
P.O. Box 91560
Washington, DC 20090

All other applications
DC Health Link
Exchange Contact Center
1225 Eye St NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005

Be sure to write your DC Health Link ID on each of the documents.

In Person

Bring the document(s) to any Economic Security Administration Office for help. Find a location near you.

Which documents do I need to submit?

We need documents for each person listed in the notice you received. Please scan or make a copy of the document you send to us. Do not give us the original.

Still have questions?

Call DC Health Link at (855) 532-5465.