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Apply for an older person’s bus pass

Check your eligibility

What is your date of birth?
For example, 31 8 1955

How to get your bus pass

To get your bus pass, bring your proof of eligibility to the One Stop Shop in Bath, Keynsham or Midsomer Norton. We will check your details, take your photo free of charge and then print your card while you wait.

What you must bring

Proof of residence in Bath and North East Somerset

Please bring one of the following (dated within the last six months):

  • a council tax bill
  • a utility bill
  • a copy of your tenancy agreement
  • a bank statement
  • evidence of your entitlement to vote in Bath and North East Somerset
For boat dwellers only

Please bring one of following as evidence of residence:

  • a mooring licence for a site in Bath and North East Somerset
  • evidence of your entitlement to vote in Bath and North East Somerset
  • a letter from a government department or public body addressed to you at a PO Box or Poste Restante in Bath and North East Somerset

Proof of identity

Please bring one of the following:

  • birth certificate or adoption certificate
  • marriage or divorce certificate
  • passport
  • civil partnership or dissolution certificate
  • valid photo driving licence

If you need a companion to assist you when travelling

If you need assistance to travel on buses, please bring confirmation from a healthcare professional when you apply. We can then endorse your bus pass to allow a companion to accompany you free of charge on local buses. Companion entitlement is only valid in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.