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If you'd like to top up your Opal card balance, you can do this online.

You can select a one-off top up amount, or set up auto top up. Auto top up will automatically recharge your Opal card when the balance reaches a minimum amount.

What you need

  • your Opal card account username and password
  • a credit card (VISA, Mastercard) or debit card, attached to your account.

Note: If you'd like to add a card to your account visit Change the billing details for your Opal account.

How to top up

  1. Select the 'Top up online' button.
  2. Log in to your Opal account.
  3. Select the 'Top up' tab on the overview screen.

To make a one-off payment:

  1. Select 'One off top up'.
  2. Select your top-up amount.
  3. Select the 'Top up now' button.

To set up auto top up:

  1. Select 'Auto top up'.
  2. Select your auto top-up amount.
  3. Select 'Turn on auto top up'.

More information

It may take up to 60 minutes before the top up is available for collection at an Opal card reader.

Last updated: 12 April 2023
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