The Young Scot Card

The Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC) is free of charge to 11-26-year-olds living in Scotland. Use it for money off the things you love, exclusive Rewards, Proof-of-Age and much more.


Getting a Card During COVID-19

If you have a query about the Young Scot NEC you can complete the general enquiry form on the Angus Council website. You should receive a response within 24 hours (Monday-Friday).

If you did not get a Young Scot NEC at school and you are aged 12+, you are now able to apply for a Young Scot NEC using getyournec online. You can apply online for your first Young Scot NEC, or request a replacement Young Scot NEC or an updated photograph. More information can be found on the help section of

You can use your Young Scot NEC for...

How to get your Young Scot NEC

Local Authorities across Scotland issue the Young Scot NEC. You should contact them directly to:

  • apply for a new Young Scot NEC
  • update a photograph
  • or replace a lost Young Scot NEC

Note: Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak you may not be able to access your Young Scot NEC in all the usual ways. Check your local authority page below to find out what is available to you.

Look at the list below for the contact information for your Local Authority council area. Click here if you're not sure which Local Authority you live in.

Young Scot National Entitlement Card: Frequently Asked Questions