How to Apply
Applications for new, replacement and renewal National Entitlement Cards are accepted across Scotland, however the services and application routes available at each council will vary.
If you are aged 5-21 and are wanting to access the Young Persons' Free Bus Travel Scheme, information about the Scheme including how to apply can be found on the website freebus.scot.
The Improvement Service's GetYourNEC.scot service is an online application method to allow customers to apply for new, replacement and renewal National Entitlement Cards.
The Post Office currently handle age 60+ applications in the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport area as well as Aberdeenshire, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Highland and Perth & Kinross.
For queries on applying for a card within your local council please contact them directly – details of your council can be found on the COSLA council webpage.
Answer a few short questions on the Your NEC page of our website to find out which application routes may be currently available in your local council area.
Answer a few questions to find out what NEC you are entitled to and how to apply for it here:
If you require a replacement NEC find out how to obtain this here: