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.


iCM Form
  1. You will need to upload an electronic copy of a photograph and a scan of proof of residence, and another separate item as proof of age on the last page (page 3) of this form.
    You will not be able to complete and submit the form without these.
  2. Change to the age of eligibility for National Bus Pass
    1. If you were born before 05 July 1953 you are now eligible to receive your National Off-Peak Bus Pass.

      If you were born after 05 July 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. Further information on the change of eligibility as of 06 April 2012 can be found at www.westberks.gov.uk/concessionaryfares

      Located on the website is the State pension age calculator, in which you can find out when you are eligible.
      Please note the earliest you can apply for your bus pass is up to ten days prior to your eligible age.
  3. Photograph
    1. Photographs should be to passport standards and be a true likeness: showing your full face, facing forwards and without a hat, taken a plain pale background.

      For more information, please visit the .Gov page on Rules for passport photos.

      Please note - Photograph to be in an image format only - jpeg, gif, png, or PDF - photographs in word documents will not be accepted.
  4. Proof of residence
    1. You will need one of the following as proof of residence, choose one to upload
      1. Please select *
  5. Proof of age
    1. You will need one of the following as proof of age (with your printed date of birth), choose one to upload
      1. Please select *