Young people aged 5 to 21 will be able to access the new free bus scheme from 31 January 2022 using the National Entitlement Card (NEC) or Young Scot branded NEC.
Applications open on 10 January. For more information and to apply for the card, visit the National Entitlement Card website.
Transport Scotland have launched an app for 16-22s who have an existing Young Scot Card issued after 2016. This app will allow young people to add the travel element onto their card instantly and is available for download in the Appstore and Google Play.
Further information is available at Transport Scotland. A 'how to' video is available on the Young Scot YouTube channel.
If you cannot apply online and do not have the required identification please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your completed application or call 01786 233562 Please note processing times can take up to 4 weeks to apply by this method. The quickest way to apply and to also request a replacement card is online at the National Entitlement Card website.