Free bus travel for under 22s

5 to 21 year olds living in Scotland can apply to get free bus travel.

You must apply for a new or replacement card to travel by bus for free - even if you already have a National Entitlement Card (NEC) or a Young Scot Card.

Find out more and apply online at

Help to apply if you can't apply online

If you can't, or don't want to, apply online: download an application form and take it along with any required proofs to your local library. We will order an National Entitlement Card for you.

If you need further help email us: or call 01620 827827 and ask for Smartcards.