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Apply for your older persons bus pass

Apply online

Apply for a bus pass online at

Apply through the Post Office

You can apply through the Post Office if you live in:

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

Help applying

If you have problems applying online, email

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 instead of your local council.

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