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Introduction

If you've received your Opal card and need to activate it in order to use it for public transport, you can do this online.

What you need

  • your Opal card number and security code (on the back of the card).

How to activate

  1. Select the 'Activate online' button.
  2. Enter your Opal card number.
  3. Enter your Opal card security code.
  4. Follow the prompts to activate your card.

More information

  • Your card will take approximately 60 minutes to activate from the time of completing the activation process.
  • You'll need to have credit on your card before you can use it on public transport.
You'll be taken to another website.