Public transport concession card

Check if you're eligible and apply for public transport concession or iUSEpass in Victoria.

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) Concession myki

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Public Transport Victoria (PTV) Concession myki, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident AND
  • have an aggregated load of at least 75% in each half year period. To find your aggregated load, view your Statement of Enrolment in Enrolment Online.

You're also eligible if you're a student who:

  • has refugee status
  • is studying as part of an approved overseas exchange program
  • holds an Australian Awards Scholarship.

For more information, refer to the Public Transport Victoria website.
 

Ineligible students

You're ineligible for a Public Transport Victoria (PTV) Concession myki if you are a:

  • postgraduate student
  • international student*
  • New Zealand citizen*
  • Study Abroad student*
  • PhD student
  • RMIT Online student
  • OUA student
  • apprentice or trainee
  • RMIT English Worldwide student
  • enrolled in less than 75% of a full load in a half year period.

*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.
 

How to apply for a PTV Concession myki

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.

  1. Log in to myRMIT
  2. Select the myServices tab
  3. Select Print your transport concession form

If the option to download your form isn’t available and you believe you are eligible, contact Student Connect

Step 2. Submit your form in person

Take your completed form for processing to 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.

iUSEpass

Eligible students can apply for the International Undergraduate Student Education Pass (iUSEpass) which is a discounted annual pass for use on public transport in Victoria. 

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for an iUSEpass, you must:

  • be an international student, New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Special Category Visa holder AND
  • be living in Australia AND
  • have an aggregated load of at least 75% for both the first and second half of the academic year (to find your aggregated load, view your Statement of Enrolment in Enrolment Online) AND 
  • have a current RMIT student ID card AND
  • be enrolled in a Bachelor, an Associate Degree, an Advanced Diploma or a Diploma program.

You may be eligible for an iUSEpass if you're enrolled in a full-time study load in one of the following programs and have a student card:

  • a Certificate IV program with a guaranteed pathway to a higher qualification
  • an ELICOS program, and you apply for an iUSEpass up to 12 weeks prior to commencing an eligible program
  • Study Abroad students enrolled in two semesters.
     

Ineligible students

The following students are ineligible for an iUSEpass:

  • Foundation Studies students
  • Postgraduate students
  • PhD students
  • VCE students
  • RMIT Online and OUA students
  • Study Abroad students enrolled for only one semester
  • All students in the final semester of their final RMIT program
  • International students enrolled in only one semester, unless they also have an offer for a future eligible program (e.g. a student who is completing a Diploma program in Semester 1 and has a conditional offer for a Bachelor program in Semester 2)
     

How to apply for an iUSEpass

  1. Open the iUSEpass Online form.
  2. Click Submit.
  3. Your eligibility will be assessed in 5 working days. Once processed, a confirmation email will be sent to your RMIT student email account with your iUSEpass code.
  4. Follow the instructions in your confirmation email to create an account on the iUSEpass website.
  5. Once your account has been created and your payment processed, your iUSEpass will be posted to you by Public Transport Victoria (PTV).

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