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Young Scot Cards/Free Bus Travel for young people age 5-21.

From 31 January, 5–21 year olds living in Scotland will be eligible for free bus travel across Scotland with a valid National Entitlement Card. You can apply from 10 January 2022. However, in light of high levels of COVID-19 transmission, the Scottish Government is asking that you only apply for the scheme at this point if it is essential* that you, or your child, travel while restrictions are in place.  All other eligible applicants will be proactively encouraged to apply at a later date.

*There is no prescribed list of what constitutes essential travel – it will differ for different children, young people and families. But it might include travel for education, training, work, care or health reasons.

Even if your child already has a National Entitlement Card or Young Scot National Entitlement Card,  they must apply for a new or replacement card to travel by bus for free. 

You can visit the Transport Scotland website to find out how to apply and more.

How to apply for a card for your child: https://youtu.be/Ev_sEjprEDE

How to request a replacement card with free bus travel: https://youtu.be/M7OgYZ3Fh5s 

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