Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

A concession card to get cheaper health care and some discounts if you’ve reached Age Pension age.

We have multiple system updates and changes to some of our content and services

New income limits for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

The new income limits apply from 4 November 2022. Read more about the limits on our income test page.

What to do if you’ve been affected by the recent Optus data breach

If your Centrelink concession card was exposed by the Optus data breach you don’t need to get a replacement card. Read more about what to do if you’ve been affected by the recent Optus data breach.

To get this card you need to meet all these conditions. You must:

  • be Age Pension age or older
  • meet residence rules
  • not be getting a payment from us or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • give us a Tax File Number or be exempt from doing so
  • meet identity requirements
  • meet the income test.

Read the full conditions under who can get it.

Page last updated: 17 November 2022