Applying for Your Young Scot National Entitlement Card in Edinburgh
There are several ways to apply for a Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC):
- Online at getyournec.scot. You can find out more information about the applications process on the getyournec.scot website.
- Directly via your local council team. If you need more information about your Young Scot NEC you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or book an appointment to visit an Edinburgh library to apply. More information about opening times and appointments can be found on the library website.
For more information, please visit the Edinburgh City Council website.
If you are 11-15 years old and applying for free bus travel, a parent or guardian will need to apply on your behalf. If you are 16-21 years old you can apply for free bus travel yourself.
For more information about the Young Persons’ (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel Scheme, please visit freebus.scot.
Edinburgh SYP Elections February 2024
Find everything you need to know to vote in this year’s SYP Elections!
Stand for the Scottish Youth Parliament
Find out how to stand for the Scottish Youth Parliament in Edinburgh
GoSEStran – The App To Help You With Travel
Find out about a new app to help you with public transport
Totally Sound – music project
Totally Sound is an Edinburgh Council music project – find out everything you need to know to join in!
Teen Titles book review magazine is proudly made in Edinburgh and is proof of what amazing things can be done…
Escape Connect Relate
Booklists to support your mental health and wellbeing from the Edinburgh school librarians.
OPPORTUNITY: Tell Your Story in Our 'Meet a Young Scot' Feature
Tell your story on our Instagram page in our weekly spotlight, ‘Meet a Young Scot’, plus earn 100 Young Scot…
15% off Training and Power Boat Trips at Edinburgh Marine Academy
20% off all Food and Drink at Coffee Saints
10% off Walk-in Trampoline Sessions Monday – Thursday at Gravity Trampoline Parks
20% off Live Escape Games at Escape
10% off Outdoor Equipment at Craigdon Mountain Sports
25% off Cut and Colour Appointments at Charlie Miller
Traverse Theatre – Under 30s & Student Tickets
10% off Teen Haircuts at Philip Politi Hairdressing
Up to 10% off Clothing at Nautica
10% off Musical Instruments and Accessories at Varsity Music
Concession Price Theatre Tickets at The Brunton
20% off Off-Peak Pitch Hire at Power League
What Young People Are Saying About the Cost Crisis
Young people have been telling us that the cost crisis is impacting their day-to-day lives. Find out more about what…
Whatever Next? On Adult Adoptive Identities
Young Scot Awards winners Whatever Next? share information on the project and talk about their upcoming book, “Whatever Next? On…
Coping with Transphobic Content on Social Media
Zoel shares 5 top tips for coping with transphobic content on social media and how to look after mental health…
Fleur on... Charity Shopping Myths
Fleur, age 24 from Edinburgh, and from the Young Scot Content Collaborators Panel, reveals if charity shop myths are true…
Ellie on... Choosing the Right Career for You
Ellie, age 21 from Edinburgh, and from the Young Scot Content Collaborators Panel, shares her tips on choosing your career,…