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Opal card activation

When you receive your Opal card in the mail, you need to:

  1. Activate your card online or by calling 1800 447 792. From outside Australia, call +61 2 9211 9341.
    To activate your card, you will need:
    1. The Opal card number, which is located on the back of the Opal card.  To find out where to locate this number, view an example of a card
    2. Your Opal PIN which you set up when you ordered your card.
  2. Wait 60 minutes for your Opal card balance to be available and then put the value onto your Opal card by tapping on at an Opal card reader.
  3. You are ready for travel.

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