National Entitlement Card

The National Entitlement Card (NEC) is a smartcard that offers people living in Scotland the opportunity to access national concessions, entitlements and a wide range of local services, including: transport, libraries, leisure, school meals and discounts. 

For more information on applying for a card and what you can use it for click on one of the links on this page. 


Read the latest information on the impacts of COVID-19 on National Entitlement Card (NEC) production and Frequently Asked Questions.