Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

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

New income limits for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Subject to legislation coming into effect, new income limits will start from 20 September 2022. We’ll update our website when the legislation has passed. Read about the proposed changes on the Ministers for the Department of Social Services website.

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: 10 December 2021