To be eligible for a Purchase Card, you will need to meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • You are responsible for purchasing significant numbers of minor value goods and services on behalf of the University
  • You incur regular small dollar transactions
  • You travel frequently or overseas in the course of your work

Purchase Card application

You can apply for a PCard using the request form on the Financial Services website. Scan the completed form and a certified copy of photo ID, and email both to the Purchase Card Administrator:

Purchase Card Application Form (PDF 593KB)

Certified copy of photo ID

A certified copy of photo ID is a copy of a driver’s license, passport or firearms license that is certified as a true and correct by a Trusted Referee such as a Justice of the Peace, Chartered Accountant, Solicitor, or Westpac bank officer.

The copy of the ID should be in colour, and if using a driver’s license, ensure that both sides are copied. Most departmental MFD's will have a scanning function:

Scanning documents to email or network shared drive (University staff login required)

Purchase Card request timeframe

The timeframe for the issuing of a Purchase Card is between five to seven business days once the application has been sent to Westpac.

See the Purchase Card eLearning blog for more information on applying for a Purchase Card:

Applying for a Purchase Card

Last updated 10/11/2021 12.42 PM

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