In the Victorian Seniors Card program, there are two types of card: the Seniors Card and the Seniors Business Discount Card.
Or application forms for a Victorian Seniors Card are available from your local library, however applications for the Seniors Business Discount Card can only be made using the online form.
What are the card types and who is eligible?
|Eligibility||Victorian Seniors Card||Seniors Business Discount Card|
|60 years of age or over||✓||✓|
|A permanent resident of Australia, residing in Victoria||✓||✓|
|Working less than 35 hours per week in paid employment, or fully retired||✓ Apply for Seniors Card|
|Working more than 35 hours per week in paid employment||X||✓ Apply for Seniors Business Discount Card|
A permanent resident of Australia is defined as Australian citizens and all holders of Australian Permanent Visas.
Residing in Victoria means that your primary residence, at which they spend the majority of the year, is in Victoria.
For each card you can apply up to three weeks before your 60th birthday. Noting your card can take up to three weeks to arrive.
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The Seniors Card is for people who work less than 35 hours per week in paid employment or are retired.
Whereas the Seniors Business Discount card is for people who work for more than 35 hours per week in paid employment.
The card is free and there are no application fees associated with this program.
Reviewed 10 August 2023