West Berkshire Council

Apply for an Older Person's Bus Pass

A pass for those who are of eligible age that entitles the holder to concessionary travel on local buses off peak in England.

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  1. Change to the age of eligibility for National Bus Pass
    1. If you were born before 06 December 1953 you are now eligible to receive your National Off-Peak Bus Pass.



      If you were born on or after 06 December 1953, the eligible age for both woman and men is the state pensionable age of a woman. To check your state pensionable age see the calculator on the Direct Government website or contact Concessionary Fares Team


    2. Please note the earliest you can apply for your bus pass is up to ten days prior to your eligible age.
  2. Documents and eligibility proof required
    1. Start your Application



      To make this application, you will need to meet the eligability requirements, and also be required to upload -

      - Photograph (Passport standard) For more information, please visit the .Gov page on Rules for passport photos

      - Proof of residence
      Council Tax Bill
      Bank Statement
      Utility Bill
      Driving Licence

      - Proof of age
      Passport
      Pension Entitlement Letter
      Birth Certificate (if name unchanged)
      Driving Licence
      NHS Medical Card

      A driving licence can be used as proof of age or proof of residence, but not both.