South Lanarkshire National Entitlement Card
The Scottish Government, Young Scot, local councils and other organisations have worked together to offer citizens across Scotland the National Entitlement Card, a nationally recognised electronic smart card, which make it easier to access their services.
proof of age
Update Your Contact Address
To ensure you receive your replacement card, it is important that we have your correct address. Have you changed address since your last NEC/bus pass was issued? If so you need to tell us.
The young persons National Entitlement Card allows cardholders to earn points to exchange for rewards:
Maintain or apply for a NEC card by visiting getyournec.scot
Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel Scheme for Under 22s
From 31 January, 5-21 year olds living in Scotland will be eligible for free bus travel across Scotland!
Even if you already have a National Entitlement Card or Young Scot National Entitlement Card, you must apply for a new one to get to travel by bus for free.
For more information and details of how to apply for free bus travel for under 22s, please visit:
Types of cards
Currently, the National Entitlement Card is offered to the groups below:
11 - 25 year olds Young peopleView Young people categories
The National Entitlement Card, sometimes referred to as the Young Scot Card, is free for all 11-25 year olds resident in Scotland.
Older people 60+View Older people categories
The National Entitlement Card is available if you are over 60, entitling you to free bus travel anywhere in Scotland and local concessions on the train and subway.
Disabled peopleView Disabled people categories
The National Entitlement Card is also available if you are disabled, entitling you to free bus travel anywhere in Scotland and local concessions on the train and subway.