Apply for your older persons bus pass
Apply for a bus pass online at getyournec.scot.
Apply through the Post Office
You can apply through the Post Office if you live in:
- one of the Council areas covered by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
- Aberdeenshire Council
- Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
- Highland Council
- Perth and Kinross Council
Not all Post Offices offer this service. You should check with your local branch before applying.
Apply to your local council
Contact your local council to apply for a bus pass if you do not live in a council where you should apply through the Post Office.
How you can apply and how long it will take depends on each council.
You may be able to apply at:
- some travel centres
- some libraries
- a local council office
Contact your local council to see if you can apply in these places.
What you need to apply
When applying for your older persons bus pass, you'll need:
- a recent photo
- proof of age
- proof of your current address
If you have problems applying online, email getyourNEC.scot.
If you apply through the council or Post Office, you should contact your local council for queries like:
- where you can apply
- problems applying
- when you'll get your bus pass
If you live in the Glasgow and Strathclyde area you should email Strathclyde Partnership for Transport on firstname.lastname@example.org instead of your local council.
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