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Medicare Card

When creating your USI:

  • Your Medicare Card must be valid and issued by Medicare Australia.
  • Medicare Card Number appears above the name(s) on the Medicare card.
  • Individual Ref Number is next to your name on the Medicare card.
  • Expiry Date appears at the bottom of the card as “Valid To”.
  • Card Colour must be selected from the list.

Examples of Medicare Cards

Click on the headings below to see examples of Australian Medicare cards

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Last Modified on Tuesday 21st September 2021 [165]