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 one-edinburgh@edinburgh.gov.uk, 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.

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