How Can Young People Make the Most of Young Scot? 

Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC) 

Your child has received their Young Scot NEC – what’s next? 

There are loads of amazing opportunities and entitlements that a young person can access with their Young Scot NEC – including proof of age, discounts, and rewards! 

If you have any questions about the card – including how to get a replacement – visit our FAQ page.


Young people have access to over 1,000 national and local discounts with their card!  

Some of the most popular national discounts include: 20% Pizza Hut, 10% off Co-op, 10% off footwear at Schuh, 15% off School Uniforms at BE Uniforms and much more!  

Young people can also get discounts in their local area – including at attractions like 20% off at Paradise Island Adventure Golf! Visit our ‘Near Me’ page to find out local discounts available in your area. 

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20% off Food at Pizza Hut

Save money on eating out and treat yourself to a meal with friends or family

20% off Food at Pizza Hut

Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) 

The holographic PASS logo on the Young Scot NEC means it can be used as proof of age. 

Young people can use a PASS proof of age when buying age-restricted goods like lottery tickets and rated films. 

Young Scot Rewards 

All 12 to 26-year-olds in Scotland can use their Young Scot NEC number to sign up for our Young Scot Rewards scheme.

Once they’re signed up, young people can take part in activities such as volunteering, online surveys and quizzes to get points. These points can then be exchanged for Young Scot Rewards including shopping vouchers, technology and experiences such as work-shadowing with a CEO. 

Young Carers Package 

Our Young Carers Package offers a range of treats for anyone aged 11-18 (inclusive) who provides a caring role.  

Once the application is approved, young carers are able to access prizes, opportunities and rewards to help them make the most of their free time and support them in their caring role. Best of all, it’s completely free!

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We have lots of information and resources for young people on a wide variety of topics. You can find information on young people’s rights, managing their money, mental health and wellbeing and much more. Josh (@Talesbyjosh), a member of our Creator Collective and one of the leaders at @Blackscottishadventurers tells us a bit about the group and why it’s important to get out into the wild spaces in Scotland. Getting out and about and joining groups like this can be a great way to combat loneliness and meet new people. If you’re looking for more information or support with loneliness you can find out more at If you would like to get involved in their adventures you can at #BlackScottishAdventurers #HikingScotland #OutdoorAdventures #YoungScot ♬ original sound – Young Scot

Get Involved 

Young people can volunteer and make a change to the things that matter to them, some of these opportunities include:  

  • Develop new skills 
  • Build confidence 
  • Have their voice heard by decision makers 
  • Meet new people from lots of different backgrounds 
  • Boost their CV

Young people have shared how much they enjoy volunteering and engaging with us. Hear directly from some of our volunteers about their experiences here.  

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