Apply for a Young Scot Card

The Young Scot National Entitlement Card is available free of charge to everyone aged 11-25 living in Scotland. Use it for money off the things you love, exclusive rewards, proof of age and much more.

Applying for the First Time

If you've never had a Young Scot card before you'll need to fill out an application form. You can get an application form at your local validation point. Find out where your local validation points are. To do this, you'll need to know what local authority you stay in. Find out what local authority you stay in.

Once you have picked up an application form, and have filled it out, you'll need to get it validated. To do this you'll need to go to a local validation point with your completed application as well as:

  • a passport-sized photo,
  • identification (like a passport or a provisional license),
  • and; a proof of address (this can be a phone or electricity bill under your parents name, as long as you currently stay at that address!)

Then the team will validate your application and get it sent off for you! Your Young Scot card will be delivered to your house soon!

Get a Replacement Card if You've Had One Before

You'll need to get in touch with your local Young Scot team - they're the ones who will send out a replacement card.  To do this you will need to know what local authority you stay in. Find out what local authority you stay in. 

Once you know your local authority, head to this page, select your local authority and use the email address/phone number supplied to ask them for a replacement card. 

Unable to do that? You can go to any local validation point in your area to ask for a replacement card. Again, you'll need to know what local authority you stay in. Find out where your local validation points are here. 

Not able to get in touch with your local authority? Or having trouble getting a card? Email the Young Scot Information Line on infoline@young.scot

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