Applying for Gold Card - changes to age eligibility
If you are turning 60 please be aware that there are changes to when you can apply for a Gold Card.
You no longer receive a Gold Card automatically at the age of 60. Instead, the qualifying age is now linked to the state pension age.
To see when you will qualify for a Gold Card on age grounds. Check the State Pension age on the GOV.UK website (opens in a new window).
These changes have been brought in across the country - not just in Derbyshire.
If you qualify for Gold Card because of disability, regardless of your age you can apply immediately.
For more information about Gold Card contact Call Derbyshire tel: 01629 533190 for more information.
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