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Young Person's National Entitlement Card

Young Person's National Entitlement Card is a scheme for young people aged 11 to 25 inclusive. On this page you can find out:

How to apply

If you attend an Aberdeenshire council secondary school you may be able to apply for a card there, when these are in normal operation. Check with the school office to see if this is possible.

If you have left school, attend a private school, or attend one of the council secondary schools where applications are not available please complete and return the National Entitlement Card application form (pdf 166KB). You can also contact the NEC team for a copy of the form.

Once you have completed the application please return it to entitlementcard@aberdeenshire.gov.uk alongside supporting documents, this also includes proof of disability if you have a disability. 

Relevant documents to accompany your application

  • One Passport-style photograph of yourself, head and shoulders taken on light background
  • Proof of your age
  • Proof of your most recent permanent address
  • Proof of Photo ID, such as: photo driving licence, passport, or if not, a Referee to validate the photo, the Referee must be someone that knows you (not a relative) and is in a professional occupation (teacher, nurse, community worker, social worker, police officer or a religious leader). They must write the following on the back of your photo "I confirm true likeness of {your full name} " and sign and date the back of the photo. Part 5 of the Application must also be completed by the Referee.

Travel concessions for Young Scot aged 16-18 yrs inclusive

Find out how to save money when travelling on buses, trains and ferries with Young Scot Card.

Contact us

By phone 03456 081 208
By email entitlementcard@aberdeenshire.gov.uk