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Get an Opal card

Adult and Child/Youth Opal cards

It's easy to get an Adult or Child/Youth Opal card:

Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card

There are two simple ways to apply:

Make sure you have your NSW Seniors, Pensioner Concession or NSW War Widow/er card handy to confirm your eligibility. 

Concession Opal card

 Eligible tertiary students

We've been rolling out the Concession Opal card to eligible students at participating tertiary institutions in NSW from February 2015.

You can see the full list of participating universities and tertiary institutions here

You'll need to give your consent for your institution to share your details with Transport for NSW. Find out more here

There are two simple ways to apply:

 ^May vary depending on the tertiary institution and circumstances. If you’re not sure, please contact your institution.

Eligible apprentices and trainees

You’ll need your Indentured Apprentice/Trainee NSW Transport Concession card and TCID number handy to apply online or call 13 67 25 (13 OPAL) 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Find out more here

Eligible job seekers

Make sure you have a valid Centrelink Reference Number (CRN) handy to confirm your eligibility.

Find out more here

There are two simple ways to apply:

Top up your Opal card before you travel

If you don’t add value when ordering your Opal card, you’ll need to add value to it before you travel.

Find out more about topping up here