The Young Scot Card

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


North Lanarkshire

Replacement Cards

If you need a replacement card please email your request to youngscot@northlan.gov.uk, stating your name, address and date of birth.  If you want to update your photo while you’re at it, please also attach a passport style image (head and shoulders facing forward against a light background), and they’ll be able to help get that sorted for you. 

You can also call North Lanarkshire Council on 01236 812 586, Monday to Friday between 9am and 4pm.

First-Time Application

If you are at secondary school...

Contact your school office and they should be able to arrange one for you.

If you are no longer at school...

You can get an application form for your first card at a Local Validation Point listed below.

Once you've completed an application form, you don't send it by post to us - you have to get it validated! You may want to fill the form out at the Local Validation Point who will send it away to be processed, but the cardholder must attend with;

  • a passport-sized photo,
  • identification (like a passport),
  • and; a proof of address

You can find a list of validation points in North Lanarkshire below.

Local Validation Points

  • Motherwell Library, 35 Hamilton Road, Motherwell, ML1 3BZ
  • Bellshill Cultural Centre Library, John Street, Bellshill, ML4 1RJ
  • Chapelhall Library, 2 Honeywell Crescent, Airdrie, ML6 8XW
  • Chryston Library, Chryston Cultural Centre, Lindsaybeg Road, Chryston, G69 9DL
  • Cleland Library, Main Street, Cleland, ML1 5QW
  • Coatbridge Library, The Buchanan Centre, 126 Main Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3BJ
  • Condorrat Library, North Road, Cumbernauld, G68 9AE
  • Craigneuk Library, 35 Shieldmuir Street, Craigneuk, Wishaw, ML2 7TJ
  • Cumbernauld Library, 8 allander Walk, Cumbernauld, G67 1EE
  • Kilsyth Library, Kilsyth Library, Burngreen, Kilsyth, G65 0HT
  • Old Monkland Library, Cuparhead avenue, Coatbridge, ML5 5LU
  • Wishaw Library, 21 East academy Street, Wishaw, ML2 8BG
  • Motherwell Library, 35 Hamilton Road, Motherwell, ML1 3BZ
  • Peterburn Library, Varnsdorf Way, Petersburn, ML6 8EQ
  • Abronhill Library, 17 Pine Road, Cumbernauld, G67 3BE
  • Stepps Library, 10 Blenheim Avenue, Stepps, G33 6FH
  • Newarthill Library, Kirkhall Road, Newarthill, ML1 5BB
  • New Stevenson Library, Coronation Road East, New Stevenson, ML1 4HX
  • Shotts Library, Benhar Road, Shotts, Ml7 5EN
  • Newmains Library, 11 Manse Road, Newmains, Wishaw, ML2 9AX
  • Viewpark Library, 135 Burnhead Street, Uddingston, G71 5AT
  • Moodiesburn Library, Glenmanor Avenue, Moodiesburn, G69 0DL
  • Airdrie Library, Wellwynd, Airdrie, ML6 0AG
  • Airdrie First Stop Shop, 10 Bank Street, Airdrie, ML6 6AF
  • Bellshill First Stop Shop, 26 Motherwell Road, Bellshill, ML4 1RE
  • Coatbridge First Stop Shop, The Buchanan Centre, 126 Main Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3BJ
  • Cumbernauld First Stop Shop, Fleming House, 2 Tryst Road, Cumbernauld, G67 1JW
  • Kilsyth First Stop Shop, Parkfoot Street, Kilsyth, G65 9AA
  • Moodiesburn First Stop Shop, Blackwoods Crescent, Moodiesburn, G69 0EN
  • Motherwell First Stop Shop, Dalziel Building, 7 Scott Street, Motherwell, ML1 1SX
  • Shotts First Stop Shop, 162-164 Station Road, Shotts, ML7 4AW
  • Young Persons Only Viewpark First Stop Shop, 135 Burnhead Street, Viewpark, G71 5DD
  • Wishaw First Stop Shop, Houldsworth Centre, Kenilworth Avenue, Wishaw, ML2 7LP

Topping Up Your Card

If you use your card for cashless catering then you can top up your card using the machines in school. The machines take coins so make sure you have change.

You can also pay by cheque. Just speak to the catering manager at your school.

In some schools you can also top up your card online through iPayimpact.

You can use your card for...