Centrelink or Department of Veterans Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

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Updated April 2012

What is it?

A Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card entitles the holder to reduced cost medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) as well as other concessions. When using services covered by Medicare, you will also need to present your Medicare Card.

Department of Veterans Affairs offers a number of pension types, including income support, service pensions and social security age pensions. Benefits include reduced transport costs, prescription pharmaceuticals at a discount rate, discounted car registration and drivers licences.

For further details download the Guide to Centrelink Concession Cards or, for information regarding Department of Veterans Affairs Pensioner Card entitlements.

Eligibility

To check your eligibility for a Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card.
To check your eligibility for a Department of Veterans affairs Pensioner Card.

How to apply

Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card
You can apply in person at a Centrelink office. To find your nearest Centrelink office.

Department of Veterans Affairs Pensioner Concession Card
To apply for a Department of Veterans Affairs Pensioner Concession Card use the eligibility module which provides a guide to test your eligibility and then provides directions for application procedures.

Alternatively phone Retirement Services on 13 2300 to get an application form mailed out to you.

Who runs it?

Centrelink
The Department of Veterans Affairs.

Contact

Centrelink Retirement Services
Ph: 13 23 00
Department of Veterans Affairs
Ph: 133 254