The Gold Opal card is available if you are eligible and have a:
Note: ACT Seniors Card numbers must have 9 digits to be valid. If your card has fewer than 9 digits, you will need to apply for a new ACT Seniors MyWay Card at the Council on the Ageing office, an ACT Government Library, or an Access Canberra Shopfront. Please allow up to 7 working days for your new Seniors Myway card to be registered in the system before applying for your Gold Opal card.
Once your eligibility is confirmed your Gold Opal card will be mailed to you within 7-10 working days.
If you’re a senior coming from interstate (except ACT) with an Australian State or Territory Government issued Seniors Card and don’t hold a Pensioner Concession card, you cannot apply online here. You can find out more details on how to apply here
If you're an eligible asylum seeker you cannot apply online here. You can find out more details on how to apply here