Question: How Do I Apply For A Pensioner Concession Card?

What can pensioners get for free?

Transport for NSW offers a range of products free of charge for NSW pensioners….Introductionlicence.driving test.riding skills test.heavy vehicle competency based assessment (CBA) log book and guide.replacement learner driver log book.Photo Card.transfer fees and stamp duty (eligible DVA pensioners only)..

What benefits do Aged pensioners get?

The Age Pension is both a regular income stream paid to your bank account every fortnight, and a way of accessing discounts and concessions on life and health essentials. A Pensioner Concession Card gives you access to discounts on: Prescription medication. Property and water rates.

How much money can you have in the bank for Centrelink?

$5,500 if you’re single with no dependants. $11,000 if have a partner or you’re single with dependants.

How much rent assistance do Aged pensioners get?

Rent thresholds are adjusted twice-yearly, in March and September, in line with movements in the cost of living. Example: A single pensioner is paying $172.60 per fortnight in rent. The rent threshold is $124.60. For every $1.00 of rent paid that is over the threshold, the single pensioner will receive $0.75.

How do I get a pensioner concession card?

To apply, visit the Opal website. You’ll need your Pensioner Concession Card details handy. Once your eligibility is confirmed, your Gold Opal card will be mailed to you within 5 to 7 working days. You’ll then need to activate your Opal card before you travel.

Who is eligible for a pension card?

To qualify for the NSW Seniors Card you must be a permanent resident of the state, aged 60 or over and working no more than 20 hours a week. At the moment there are more than 1.4 million members of the NSW Seniors Card scheme, and over 3,500 businesses participating.

What documents do I need to apply for aged pension?

You will need three types: a birth certificate, visa, citizenship certificate; and an ID with a photo such as a driver’s licence or proof of age card; and a local state document such as your bank ATM card. Details of your income.

How much money can I have and still get the aged pension?

Assets Test A single homeowner can have up to $583,000 of assessable assets and receive a part pension – for a single non-homeowner the lower threshold is $797,500. For a couple the higher threshold to $876,500 for a homeowner and $1,091,000 for a non-homeowner.

Do pensioners get free drivers Licence?

Eligible pensioners receive the following products free of charge: Replacement learner driver log book. … Photo Cards (Carers and Seniors Card holders also receive a Photo Card free of charge).

What is the difference between a health care card and a pensioner concession card?

Thanks for your question, Jan. Both cards offer cheaper health care and some discounts if you’ve reached Age Pension eligibility age – or receive a similar payment or allowance. The CSHC contains greater eligibility restrictions and the benefits are not as extensive as those of the PCC.

A concession card to get cheaper health care, medicines and some discounts if you get certain payments from us. Who can get a card. You can get a Pensioner Concession Card if you get certain payments from us.