Claiming a payment online
Use your online account through myGov to claim some of our Centrelink payments and Medicare claims online when and where it suits you.
Before you start
Before you can claim a payment online you need to create a myGov account and register for a Centrelink or Medicare online account.
Our online guides can help you to:
- create a myGov account
- register for a Centrelink online account
- link your online account to myGov
- claim a payment online
We have a range of tools and information you may find useful. You can:
- get an estimate or compare payments based on your current or proposed circumstances using the rate estimator
- access our online account guides and video demonstrations for step by step instructions for doing things online
- get a list of payments you may be entitled to using Payment Finder
- find local government and community support services available in your state using Service Finder
You can claim some of our payments, listed below, using your Centrelink online account through myGov. Watch our online guide to help you claim a payment online using your Centrelink online account.
- Child Care Benefit
- Dad and Partner Pay
- Family Tax Benefit
- Parental Leave Pay
- Parenting Payment
- Single Income Family Supplement
People with disability
Students and trainees
Rural and remote Australians
Low income earners
Concession and health care cards
- Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card
- Ex-Carer Allowance (Child) Health Care Card
- Foster Child Health Care Card
- Low Income Health Care Card
If you want to make a claim for a payment not listed, please read the claiming information included on the individual payment pages.
View a complete list of Centrelink payments and services.
You can claim some Medicare benefit item numbers online using your Medicare online account through myGov or your Express Plus Medicare mobile app.
Read more about:
- how to submit a Medicare claim online and the item numbers you can claim online
- use our guide for step by step instructions on how to submit a Medicare claim using your Medicare online account
- Medicare online accounts
- the Express Plus Medicare mobile app