Are you 60+? See how to travel by bus and train in Brazil for free

Now is the time to enjoy the best age. Did you know that people over the age of 60 (60+) can travel for free throughout Brazil? Yes, the National Seniors Card allows you to enjoy earned holidays.

All you have to do is register with the federal government to guarantee discounts and even free tickets.

Want to know how to earn the benefits? Watch below and send it to friends over 60!


The benefit only applies to people who have a National Seniors Card that has been applied for in person or online.

The discount or surcharge applies only to rail, road and water transport. Not by plane yet. (yet!)

The benefit under the Senior Citizens Act is valid only when the card is renewed. So pay attention! To enjoy the vacation you want, remember to keep your visas up to date.

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Some requirements are necessary to travel for free:

In addition to being over 60 years of age, the beneficiary must have a monthly income of two minimum wages or less.

Registration in CadÚnico must also be up to date.

To apply for a card, seniors must go to the Center for Social Assistance Reference (CRAS) and submit their Social Security Number (NIS).

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Online withdrawal

It is also possible to recall the document online. There is a field on the federal government website that says “Service for the Elderly Card.”

After selecting the product, now just click on “Release Wallet” and login to the platform to fill in the missing data.

Ready. Now all you have to do is go enjoy a well-deserved vacation in one of Brazil’s thousands of wonderful destinations.

elderly in Brazil

A survey conducted by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) published in 2022 shows that people aged 60 and over will make up 14.7% of the population living in Brazil in 2021.

In absolute numbers, there are 31.23 million people. Data are from the Continuous National Household Sample Survey (Continuous PNAD).

In the last nine years, the number of elderly residents in Brazil has increased by 39.8%.

In 2012, when the Continuous Pnad historical series began, there were 22.34 million people aged 60 and over, which was then 11.3% of the total population.

60+ people can travel for free on trains, buses and ships. – Photo: Pixabay

With information from Agência Brasil and Public Notice Concurso Brasil.

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