Intent to claim
An intent to claim lets us know you are seeking a payment or concession card from us before you submit your claim form.
Let us know you are seeking a payment or concession card from us before you submit your claim form.
Before you start
Make sure you have checked that you are eligible for the payment before you start your claim.
It can take some time to process the quantity of claim forms we receive. By submitting your claim within 14 days of registering your intent to claim, we can backdate your payments to this date.
Start your claim online
You can start a claim online for the following payments:
- Age Pension
- Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
- Low Income Health Care Card
- Mobility Allowance
- Parenting Payment
- Pension Bonus Scheme
- Sickness Allowance
- Youth Allowance
If you already have a myGov account
Sign in to myGov to link to your Centrelink online account and do your Centrelink business.
If you have a Centrelink online account
To do your business online, you need a myGov account and a Centrelink online account.
If you don't have a myGov account, create one today. Once you have created your account, you can link it to your Centrelink online account. Watch the video and read more on how to link your online account to myGov.
If you don't have a Centrelink online account
If you’ve been a Centrelink customer before
You’ll have a Customer Reference Number. Use this to register for an online account.
This is anyone who’s had a payment or concession from us before, no matter how long ago.
If you haven’t been a Centrelink customer before
This is anyone who’s never had a payment or concession from us before.
Other ways to register an intent to claim