Check if you're eligible and apply for public transport concession or an International Student Travel Pass in Victoria.
The 2024 Public Transport Victoria Concession Application Form will be made available from 2 January 2024 via myRMIT (see below for full application instructions). If you are starting your studies at RMIT in 2024, please wait until January and use the 2024 form to apply for a PTV concession card.
If you have studied at RMIT in 2023 and are eligible, you can still download the 2023 Concession Application Form via myRMIT.
To be eligible for a Public Transport Victoria (PTV) Concession myki, you must:
You're also eligible if you're a student who:
For more information, refer to the Public Transport Victoria website.
You're ineligible for a Public Transport Victoria (PTV) Concession myki if you are a:
*International students, New Zealand citizens and New Zealand Special Category Visa holders, and undergraduate Study Abroad students may be eligible to apply for an iUSEpass. See the iUSEpass tab for details.
Step 1. Download your concession form
24-48 hours after your student card photo has been approved, you can download your pre-populated PTV Concession application form by following the steps below.
If the option to download your form isn’t available and you believe you are eligible, contact Student Connect via the Ask about PTV consession form.
Step 2. Submit your form in person
Complete your form and submit it in person at a Melbourne Premium Station (such as Flinders Street, Southern Cross and Melbourne Central stations), staffed V/Line station or PTV Hub. To find a PTV staffed station or hub, go to the PTV customer service. To find out if a V/Line station is staffed, search on the V/Line website.
A limited number of International Student Travel Passes are available each semester and all passes have now been allocated for Semester 2 2023. New passes and a new application form will be made available in late January 2024.
Eligible students can apply for the International Student Travel Pass which is a discounted annual pass for use on public transport in Victoria. International Student Travel Passes are available for 90-day, 180-day and 365-day periods.
There are limited numbers of International Student Travel Passes available each semester.
To be eligible for an International Student Travel Pass, you must:
You may be eligible for an International Student Travel Pass if you're enrolled in a full-time study load in one of the following programs and have a student card:
The following students are ineligible for an International Student Travel Pass:
You can only hold an International Student Pass for a period of time that is less than or equal to the duration of your enrolment in an eligible program. This means, if you are due to complete your program in 6 months time (180 days time), you can only obtain and hold a 90 or 180 day pass.
As a student, it’s your responsibility to ensure your pass does not exceed the expiry date listed in your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) in accordance with International Student Travel Pass requirements.
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