Join Victoria's Seniors Program Today!

Apply for a card online through our service.

Start enjoying the benefits and discounts.

Once you have a Seniors Card, you are eligible for free or concession public transport. You can take advantage of discounts and services from many businesses. Look out for the ‘Seniors Card Welcome Here’ logo or ask for Seniors Card discounts when you are shopping.

Service provided by Seniors Victoria.

Our service provides customers with a modern and easy to use online application form that takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Once your online application has successfully been submitted, a card will be sent out to your address within four weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

All Victorians who are 60 years of age or over, a permanent resident of Australia, and residing in Victoria.

The purpose of the program is to encourage older people to keep active and engaged in the community, by providing incentives and making it more affordable to get out and about.

The Seniors Business Discount Card is available to Australian residents aged 60 years and over who permanently reside in Victoria, and work 35 hours or more per week.

Holders of this card can access discounts from over 4,000 participating businesses across Victoria. Most businesses offer a minimum of 10% discount on goods or services. The Seniors Business Discount Card does not provide public transport concessions.

 

To apply for either a Seniors Card or a Seniors Business Discount Card, simply visit the Apply for a card page. Make sure you have your valid green Medicare Card handy to complete your application.

Standard processing time for applications is three to four weeks from when we receive your application.

Please visit our Apply for a card page for more information about the differences between the cards and their eligibility requirements. 

Yes. When you use our online service there will be a small service fee charge of:

  • $29 for a Seniors Card.
  • $19 for a replacement card.

All card holders can obtain discounts from over 4,000 participating businesses in Victoria.

Government agencies offering discounts to Seniors Card and Seniors Business Discount Card holders include:

  • Melbourne Museum
  • Immigration Museum
  • Scienceworks
  • NGV International
  • Melbourne Zoo
  • Healesville Sanctuary
  • Werribee Open Range Zoo
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
  • Imax Theatre Melbourne
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • Marine Discovery Centre
  • Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens
  • Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre
  • Frankston Visitor Information Centre
  • Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
  • Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Please note that only Victorian Seniors Card holders are eligible for public transport concessions and Seniors fares.

All states and territories in Australia accept interstate Seniors Cards for concession travel. Most interstate businesses and participating businesses in New Zealand also accept the Victorian Seniors Card.

Interstate and New Zealand participating businesses are encouraged to extend their offers to Seniors Business Discount Card holders, however it is up to each individual business to decide what discounts they make available to Seniors Business Discount Card holders.

From 2020, the free off-peak travel vouchers are distributed annually by Public Transport Victoria. 

Seniors Business Discount Card holders are not eligible to receive free off-peak travel vouchers.

If you are eligible and have not received your vouchers, please call the Public Transport Victoria.