Pensioner Concession Card

A concession card to get cheaper and some discounts if you get certain payments from us.

Eligibility basics

  • you get a payment from us that has this card as an add on

Sample card


Who can get it

You can get a Pensioner Concession Card if you get certain payments from us.

Read more about who can get a card

Pensioner Concession Card for non-pensioners - 9 October 2017

We may have cancelled your pension payment on 1 January 2017 because of changes to the pension assets test.

Read more about Pensioner Concession Card for non-pensioners


With a Pensioner Concession Health Card you can get cheaper medicine, bulk billed doctors visits and help with hearing services.

Read more about the benefits


You don’t need to apply for a Pensioner Concession Card. We'll send you one if you are eligible.


Renewing a card

As long as you’re eligible, we'll send you a new card 4 to 6 weeks before the expiry date on your current card. The card is valid for 2 years.

Digital Wallet

Have your concession or health care card with you everywhere you take your phone.

Read more about the Digital Wallet

Change of circumstances

We need to know about changes that could stop you from having a Pensioner Concession Card.

Read more about change of circumstances

Lost or stolen card

We can replace a lost or stolen card and post you a new card.

We can’t issue a replacement over the counter.

Request a replacement card:

While travelling outside Australia

There are limits on how long your card remains current when you travel outside Australia.

Read more about Health Care Card and Pensioner Concession Card


Other concession and health care cards

Concession and health care cards can help you access cheaper health care services and medicines.

Payment and Service Finder

Find, estimate and compare payments and services you may be eligible for. You can also work out what a change in circumstance might mean for the payments and services you currently receive from us.

Start using Payment and Service Finder

Manage your money


We’ve got advice and tools to help you with budgeting, borrowing and credit, and managing debt.

Read about how to manage your money

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Page last updated: 13 February 2018