Veteran SuperGold Card

When you get a Veteran’s Pension you will automatically be sent a Veteran SuperGold Card.

What is the Veteran SuperGold Card?

The Veteran SuperGold Card is a specially branded version of the SuperGold Card. It is for those who have served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in a recognised war or emergency.

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Who can get a Veteran SuperGold Card?

You are eligible for a Veteran SuperGold Card if:

  • you are 65 years and over and have served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in a recognised war or emergency.
  • you are under 65 years and receive a Veteran’s Pension.

If you are not legally and ordinarily resident in New Zealand, you will not qualify to receive a card.

"Ordinarily resident" means someone who is normally and lawfully resident in New Zealand and intends to stay here.

Your service in the New Zealand Armed Forces will be verified by Veterans’ Affairs

What is the Veteran's Pension?

Veteran’s Pension is a fortnightly payment for veterans who have served in a war or other emergency, and have a disability.

When you get a Veteran’s Pension you will automatically be issued with a Veteran SuperGold Card.

How do you apply for a Veteran SuperGold Card?

Contact us on 0800 25 45 65 and have the following information available:

  • Your SuperGold Card client number if you have one (noted on the back of your card)
  • Your full name while you were in service
  • Your New Zealand Armed Forces service number
  • The branch of the New Zealand Armed Forces in which you served
  • The war or emergency to which you were deployed, including any additional information such as dates of deployment, location(s),and unit.

Once your service has been verified by Veterans’ Affairs we will issue you with a Veteran SuperGold Card.