The English National Concessionary Travel Scheme offers free travel on local public transport for people of pensionable age and those with an eligible disability.
It allows pass holders off peak travel, for free all over England on local bus services.
Am I eligible to qualify?
The qualifying age for concessionary bus passes is the same as the pensionable age of UK residents.
To qualify automatically on the grounds of a disability you must receive one of the following:
- Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMCDLA) or
- Personal Independence Payment (PIP), where the applicant has been awarded at least eight points against either the PIP 'Moving around' and/or 'communicating verbally' or
- Blue Badge, or
- War Pensioners Mobility (WPC) Supplement
How much is a renewal or replacement card?
Expired smartcards can be renewed free of charge. Please note - only pensioner smartcards can be renewed online. Disability smartcards must be renewed by visiting the Town Hall.
Renew your pensioner smartcard online now
As of 1 January 2017, the replacement smartcard charge is £13.00. Please note - only pensioner smartcards can be replaced online. Disability smartcards must be replaced by visiting the Town Hall.
Replace your pensioner smartcard online now