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  1. Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  2. Who can get it

Income test for a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

You must meet an income test to get a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.

  1. Age Pension
  2. Who can get it

Residence rules for Age Pension

On the day you claim Age Pension generally you must be an Australian resident and in Australia.

  1. Top payments
  2. Age Pension

How to prepare to claim Age Pension

There are several things to consider when you’re preparing to claim Age Pension.

  1. Age Pension
  2. How to prepare to claim

Decide how to claim Age Pension

There are a few options for claiming Age Pension. Before you start you should decide how you want to claim.

  1. Top payments
  2. Age Pension

Who can get Age Pension

To be eligible for Age Pension you must be Age Pension age and meet some other rules.

  1. Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  2. Who can get it

Benefits of a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

You can get cheaper medical expenses with a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC).

  1. Age Pension
  2. How to claim

Supporting documents for Age Pension

When claiming Age Pension, you’ll need to give us some supporting documents so we can assess your claim.

  1. Home Equity Access Scheme
  2. How much you can get

Choosing your loan amount under the Home Equity Access Scheme

You can choose the amount of the loan you get each fortnight. This amount can be up to 150% of the maximum pension payment rate you qualify for.

  1. Top payments
  2. Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Who can get a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

You can get a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card if you meet certain criteria.

Payment schedule and rates for people outside Australia

We’ll pay your pension differently if you live outside Australia on a permanent or long term basis.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2021