The School Opal Card
NSW transport school opal cardThe School Opal card gives eligible students free or discounted travel between home and school using NSW transport services nominated in your application. To be eligible for a School Opal card, secondary (Years 7-12) students may need to live a minimum distance (2.0km straight line or at least 2.9km walking) from their school.
How to Apply (applications for 2020 opened at the start of Term 4):
- Once the school has confirmed your child’s enrolment, complete the online application at: apps.transport.nsw.gov.au
- The school endorses your application
- Once Transport for NSW approves the application, a School Opal card will be sent to the address provided on the application.
More information can be accessed on the Transport for NSW website at: https://apps.transport.nsw.gov.au/ssts/#/usefulFormsAndInformation