Your options and obligations to hold a Health Care Card.
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Renewing a card
Your Health Care Card is usually issued for 1 year from the date you are granted the qualifying payment.
Lost or stolen card
We can replace a lost or stolen card and post you a new card.
Have your concession or health care card with you everywhere you take your phone.
Change of circumstances
You need to tell us and report any changes to your circumstances when you hold a Health Care Card.
While travelling outside Australia
There are limits on how long your card remains current when you travel outside Australia.