Bus pass

Apply for a National Entitlement Card

Please note: the contact number 0870 428 6949 on some older Saltire/NEC cards is no longer in use

Instead call 0131 561 5455 for any queries.


You could be eligible for free or discounted travel to get around Scotland if you are:

Please check your eligibility and the documents you need to show for the different types of card with Transport Scotland.

Apply or renew online

Apply or renew in person

  • Download an application form and guidance or collect from the library (we cannot post forms).
  • Return completed forms along with all relevant proof to the library. Allow up to 8 weeks for paper applications.

Paper application forms are normally available from:


You must supply one photo if using the application form. Rules for supplying a photo.

Lost or stolen NEC/Young Scot bus pass

Report this by email to ptu@midlothian.gov.uk. Give your full name, address and date of birth.

Renew or replace your card