Senior citizen’s card

senior citizen

Administrative charge for issuing senior citizen’s card has been given to Dignity Foundation and FESCOM – two NGOs who took the initiative to work for the issue of senior citizen’s cards. Ordinary inquires are on Monday to Friday 10.30 am to 1 pm only, on 022-61381100 and at the contact numbers listed below.

To obtain your senior citizen’s card:

Submit the following *attested* documents (2 copies) at any one of the authorized centres mentioned below:

  • Fill out Rs 50 form in triplicate
  • Any one address proof (Ration card; Valid passport; Election card; Electricity bill or Telephone bill). The applicant should be resident of Maharashtra.
  • Any one age proof (Valid passport; PAN card; School leaving certificate or Age proof certificate from a Government Hospital)
  • Any one Birth proof (have to above 60 years old)
  • In case of name change for women, submit marriage certificate
  • 3 stamp size photographs (Attach two photographs on the white form and one on the pink form)
  • Letter from doctor showing ailments if any, medication in use/ allergic to.
  • Report from pathologist showing blood group.
  • Original documents should be brought for verification.
  • It will take approximately 60 days to 90 days from the day of submission of application for getting your ID.
  • ONE CAN ALSO OBTAIN THE SENIOR CITIZEN’S CARD FROM THE COLLECTOR’S OFFICE.

Benefits of having a senior citizen’s card:

  • Railway concession – 30% (60 years) and separate counters for booking.
  • Maharashtra state transport concession- 50% (65 years) and travel in front row seat.
  • Air travel concession – 50% on basic fare only (65 years).
  • Some private hospitals discount – 30% (60 years).
  • Government Hospitals treatment free of cost – (60 years).
  • Banks give extra interest – 1/2% (60 years).
  • Post office investment upto Rs.15 lakh gives higher interest (60 years).
  • High court will give priority in hearing – (65 years).
  • Maharashtra professional tax – 100% exemption (65 years).
  • MTNL – 25% discount on monthly rent – (65 years).
  • Local trains/ best buses have reserved sitting.
  • Income tax relief. Also, senior citizens must get their refunds within 90 days of filing the returns.
  • Priority for giving ration (60 years) and also at a lower price
  • NGO’s get financial assistance upto 90% of the project cost for building an old-age home.
  • Monthly pension to senior citizens by the state government.

Authorized centres in Mumbai:

Centre address Contact person Contact
DIGNITY FOUNDATION, Opposite Lamington Road police station Mr. Latif Shaikh 9819639781
Association for Senior Citizens, MIG Colony, Adarsh Nagar, Worli Mr. Vijay Kapoor 9833049549/ 24225234/ 32970063
Ashirwad Charitable Trust, Abhyuday Nagar, Kalachowki Mr. Umesh Yewale 9920323251
St. Paul Church, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Dadar (E) Mrs. Alka Bandekar/ Swati 9892861488/  9969826055
Jeevan Jyot, Opp. Wadala Telephone Exchange, Dadar (E) Mr. HK Savla 9869064000/ 24125848/ 24153453
MATUNGA GUJARATI SEVA MANDAL, Telang Road, Matunga CR Mr Gangjibhai Dedhia 9833498128/ 24023872/ 24099104
Brahman Seva Mandal, Bhawani Shankar Road, Dadar (W) Mr. Anand Ukidwe 9869442033
St. Michaels Church, Mahim (W) Mr. Vinod Naronha 9821028277/ 24446632

Authorized centres in western suburbs of Mumbai:

Centre address Contact Contact
Billawar Association, Anand Nagar, Santacruz (E) Mr. Ramdas Mutty 9820023556/ 26101569/ 26176404
Cosmopolitan/ Barfiwala School, Near Versova Police Stn, DN Nagar, Andheri (W) Mr. Manish 61381111
V Care Clinic, Vikram Petrol Pump, Juhu Versova Link Rd, Andheri (W) Mrs. Jasmin D’souza 9920303012
Unnat Nagar Mahila Mandal, Near Filmstan Studio, SV Road, Goregaon (W) Mrs. Manorama Mithel 9833247243/ 28724610
Our Lady Of Remedy Church, Poinsur, Kandivali (W) Mrs. Sushila Palicha 9820640673/ 28678166
Shree Krusangali Akurlimata Mandir, Akurli Road, Kandivali (E) Mr. Khakhar 9322266484/ 22995322
Shree Vardhman Jain Seva Kendra, Near Damodar Wadi, Kandivali (E) Mr. Khakhar 9322266484/ 22995322
Mt Poisur Church, IC Church, Borivali (W) Mr. Joseph Fernandes 9969102123/  28933230
Rotary Club of Mumbai of Borivali (E), Behind Saibaba Mandir, Dahisar (E) Mr. Chatterjee 99706645659/ 28486710
Shreema Buddhi Sagarsuri Medical Centre, C-14, Sector-3, Shanti Nagar, Mira Road (E) Dr. Rajesh Chouhan 28104841/ 9821596434/ 8097199993
A303 Virar Kukul CHS, Vartak College Rd., Virar W Mr Vijay Trivedi 9819473440
Rajaram Apt., Bandarwadi, Navghar Road, Bhayandar (E) Mr. Deepak Naik 7738118181
Samaj Unnati Mandal, Opp. Manickpur Petrol pump, Vasai Rd (W) Dr. S S Pandit/ Mr A Rajamanicaam 95250 2349076/ 9326085508

Authorized centres in eastern suburbs of Mumbai:

Centre address Contact Contact
ADAPT National Job Centre, Behind St. Gregorios High School, Chembur (E) Mr. Joaquim D’souza 25203873
Shri Ghatkopar Brahman Samaj Chowk, MG Road, Ghatkopar (E) Mr. Kishore Pandya 9892325193/ 25010946
Dignity Lion ID Card Centre, Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar (W) Mr. AB Nair 9322712888/ 25007915
Swami Shanti Prakash Seva Kendra, Opp. Mulund Darshan Society Mr. V. Subramanian 9869467932/ 25633481
Pensioner’s & Senior Citizen’s Welfare Association, Opp Sahayog Mandir, Ghantali, Naupada, Thane W Mr Prabhakar Taware 25399191/ 9324902197
Saibaba Temple, 233, Pratiksha Apt, , Kansai Section, Ambarnath East, Thane Mr Virendra Gujar 95251 3240280/ 9371161700
B/505, Jagruti Apt., Above Thane Janata Coop Bank, Kalwa Naka, Thane (W) Pramod Shah 9322521905
Manav Adhikar Adhimiyam, A/8, Madhusadan Soc., Kopar X Road, Shastri Nagar, Near Vashi Bus Stop, Dombivali (W) Mr. Sachin Bhatevra 9322456053
Rotary Club Of Ulhasnagar (E), Opp. Central Govt Hospital, Ulhasnagar Mr Basant H Otwani 2568411

Authorized centres in Navi Mumbai:

Centre address Contact Contact
Oneness University, 21 Jai Jawan CHS, Sector 17 Vashi, Navi Mumbai Mr L G Khatri 27897095/96/ 9870089993
Saishraddha Estate Consultant, Sector 19, Plot 64, Shop 3, Opp Agrawal Corner Nerul East Dayanand Shetty 9892204244
Shop 3, Gandharv CHS, Plot 38, Sector 40, Seawood, Nerul (W) Mr. Bipin Makwana 9594418181