Proof of residency

Guidelines for new applications and account changes.

If any of the criteria below applies to you, then we will ask you for proof of residency documents:

  • You have never enrolled in benefits with Sharp Health Plan, either directly or through Covered California
  • You have never in enrolled in benefits with Sharp Health Plan through an employer
  • You have been enrolled under one of our plans, but you have changed your home address

Please submit one document from List 1 and another document from either List 1 of List 2. Both documents must show proof of residency in a ZIP code format for Sharp Health Plan's service area. Use our ZIP code lookup tool to find out if you are in our service area.

The proof of residency must be received within 10 business days after your application is submitted. Please submit documents to or fax to 1-858-499-8246. 

Acceptable proof of residency documents
Submit one document from List 1 AND one document from either List 1 or List 2.
List 1List 2
  • Gas, electricity, water, or cable billing statement (past 60 days)
  • Valid California driver’s license or California photo ID card
  • Employment paycheck stub (past 60 days)
  • California DMV history printout
  • California income tax return filing (540)
  • California state aid or assistance program
  • California motor vehicle registration or motor vehicle insurance
  • Military discharge papers (DD214) or Leave and Earnings statement
  • Home property taxes
  • School transcripts, school registration, school ID, or school housing contract (for applicants under age 18 applying as the subscriber)