Argyll and Bute

Card Information

Applying for Your Young Scot National Entitlement Card in Argyll and Bute

There are several ways to apply for a Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC): 

  • Online at You can find out more information about the applications process on the website. 
  • Directly via your local council team. You can contact Argyll and Bute Council by email at, or by calling 01546 604142. If you attend an Argyll and Bute Council school, please contact your school office to arrange a card.  

For more information, please visit the Argyll and Bute 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

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