Summary

  • Use the online Application Form on this page to apply for a Seniors Card or Seniors Business Discount Card.
  • The Application Form will ask you questions about your eligibility and your response will confirm which card you are eligible to receive.
  • If you meet all other eligibility requirements, the card you will receive depends on whether you work full time or not.
  • Please allow up to three weeks for your application to be processed and for you to receive your card.
  • Visit the Seniors Card Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for more information.
  • If you are already part of the Seniors Card program, visit Manage you details to update your contact details, replace or cancel a card.

What are card types?

In the Victorian Seniors Card program, there are two types of card – the Seniors Card and the Seniors Business Discount Card. Read the program's FAQs for more information about each card.

If you meet all other eligibility requirements (see below), the card you are eligible for depends on whether you work full time or not.

How can I apply for a card?

To apply for either Seniors Card or Seniors Business Discount Card, simply complete the online Application Form. Make sure you have your green Medicare Card handy to complete your application.

Please allow approximately four weeks to process your application and receive your card.

Applicants for a Victorian Seniors Card only (i.e. not Seniors Business Discount Card) can also pick up an application from Australia Post outlets.

If you are already part of the Seniors Card program, visit Manage your details to update your contact details, replace or cancel a card.

Eligibility requirements

Below is a snapshot of the eligibility requirements for each card.

Eligibility Victorian Seniors Card
Seniors Business Discount Card
60 years of age or over
 
 
 Working less than 35 hours per week in paid employment, or fully retired
 
 X
A permanent resident of Australia, residing in Victoria
 
 

Permanent resident of Australia' is defined as Australian citizens and all holders of Australian permanent visas. 'Residing in Victoria' means that an applicant's 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, if you meet the other two eligibility criteria.

Respecting your privacy

The Seniors Card program values the privacy of personal information.

To better understand how we use your personal information, please click to read our Privacy notice.