Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
A concession card to get cheaper health care and some discounts if you’ve reached Age Pension age.
To get this card you need to meet all these conditions. You must:
- be Age Pension age
- 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.
You can claim a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card once you’re Age Pension age. Complete the following steps to claim. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 30 October 2020
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