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Applying for Your Young Scot National Entitlement Card in Scottish Borders

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. You can contact Scottish Borders Council by emailing CustomerAdvice@scotborders.gov.uk or phoning Customer Advice and Support on 0300 100 1800. 

For more information, please visit the Scottish Borders 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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