Eligibility for a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

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

You can get a card if you:

  • have reached age pension age
  • don’t qualify for a payment from us or the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • meet an income test, and
  • are an Australian resident currently living in Australia

You must tell us your and your partner's tax file numbers, unless you are exempt.

Page last updated: 16 October 2017