Medicare card

You get a Medicare card when you’re enrolled in Medicare. Learn how to get, use and replace your card.

If you’re concerned your personal information has been exposed through the Medlab, Medibank Private, AHM or Optus data breaches

There are steps you can take to secure your details. Find out more about protecting your personal information after a data breach.

To get this you must meet one of the following:

  • live in Australia or an Australian dependency island
  • visit from certain countries.

Read the full conditions under enrolling in Medicare.

sample of a Medicare card

Page last updated: 26 June 2023.
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