Opal card activation
When you receive your Opal card in the mail, you need to:
- 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:
- 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
- Your Opal PIN which you set up when you ordered your card.
- 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.
- You are ready for travel.