Apply for a Seniors Card
South Australian Seniors Card members receive a range of benefits including public transport concessions and access to specially discounted goods and services around the state.
A Seniors Card doubles as a Seniors Metrocard and is the electronic ticket used on Adelaide’s buses, trains and trams.
More about Seniors Metrocard.
Who can apply
You can apply for a South Australian Seniors Card if:
- you're aged 60 years or older
- you're a permanent South Australian resident
- you're not working more than 20 hours per week in paid employment (part-time and casual employees may average their hours over a 12 month period).
How to apply
To apply online you'll need to provide one of these:
- driver's licence number
- Medicare number
- pension card number.
There is no income or pension limit and the card is issued free of charge.
You'll receive your new card in approximately two weeks. Your card is ready to use on public transport and at participating businesses as soon as you receive it. You'll need to add credit if you want to travel during peak times.
You'll also receive a copy of the Seniors Card Discount Directory, Your Lifestyle Guide with your card. In the meantime, visit the online version of the directory to find out about the discounts and benefits your Seniors Card entitles you to. The card can also be used interstate and in New Zealand.
Update your name or address
Let us know if you change your name or address so we can send a new card and update our records.
Notify changes online or contact the South Australian Seniors Card Unit:
Replace a card
If your Seniors Card is lost, stolen or damaged, contact the South Australian Seniors Card Unit (free call 1800 819 961) or email firstname.lastname@example.org and a replacement will be ordered for you. There is no charge to replace a card.
When a new card is produced, the old one will be cancelled. Any balance on your card will be automatically transferred to the new card.
Seniors Card in other states and territories - Australian Government