Person Directory (PD) Quick Reference

The following Quick Reference documents are short 1-2 page guides that tell you, step-by-step, how to complete key tasks in the application. The following Quick References are focused on Person Directory and it's main components. Hover-over a topic of interest for a brief description and click on the link to open the Quick Reference document.

Note: To save or print a PDF, select the Quick Reference and then the appropriate option from the tool bar that appears at the bottom of the screen.


How to Set Up Access to Person Directory

Instructions on how to set up access to PD from Alberta Netcare Portal.


How to Search in Person Directory

Instructions on how to search in PD. Includes search criteria best practices and the differences between a PD search and an Alberta Netcare Portal search.


How to Navigate and View in PD

Instructions on how to view demographic data in PD.


How to Add a Person to PD

Instructions on how to add a person to PD. Four out of the five registration types are covered in this Essential.


Registering and Update a Newborn

Instructions on how to add or update a newborn in PD.


How to Register an Adopted Newborn

Instructions on how to register a newborn who will be adopted in PD.


How to Register Surrogate Newborn

Instructions on how to register a newborn who was born via a Surrogate in PD.


How to Search and View a Newborn

Instructions on how to search and view a newborn in PD.


How to Check Eligibility for Health Care Coverage

Instructions on how to confirm eligibility for the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (ACHIP) in Person Directory.


How to Update Demographic Data

Instructions on how to update a person’s demographic data in PD.