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Applying for a card

How to apply?

The following steps outline what you need to do to apply for a Companion Card.

  • Read the Victorian Companion Card Cardholder Handbook, which is available in other languages and accessible formats. This handbook will assist you to decide if you are eligbile to apply.

  • If you choose to apply for a Companion Card, you must complete a Companion Card Cardholder Application Form.

  • Attach all relevant evidence/documentation you have to support your application form.

  • Attach two, high quality, passport-sized photographs of yourself to your application form.

  • Have both your application form and your photographs signed by the relevant Health Professional / Service Provider as outlined in the application form.

  • Mail your form to the Companion Card program, which will process your information and inform you of the outcome of your application. The people involved in your application may be contacted to verify the accuracy of the information provided.

The mailing address for your Companion Card application:

Companion Card Applications
G.P.O Box 4987
Melbourne VIC 3001

You can telephone the Companion Card Information Line to request the Cardholder Handbook and the Cardholder Application Form to be sent to you.

For further information about applying, you can also link to Frequently Asked Questions, About the Application Process.

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