Apply for a free bus pass

Passes are available to older people and to people with certain disabilities. 

The pass allows you to travel for free by bus throughout England. 

You can travel in Stoke-on-Trent with your pass for free at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 11pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: anytime of the day

You may be entitled to a disabled person's bus pass if you are a Stoke-on-Trent resident and have one of the following disabilities:

  • blind or partially sighted 
  • profoundly or severely deaf 
  • without speech 
  • mobility impairment 
  • cannot use arms 
  • learning disability 
  • refused driving licence 

You can apply for an older person's bus pass if you are a Stoke-on-Trent resident and receive your state pension. This is no longer when you reach 60. 

Check if you are eligible

You can apply at:

For first-time applications, we need proof of your age, proof of your address dated within the last three months, and proof of your disability, if you are applying under this category. 

For renewals we need proof of your disability (if you are appying under this category) and your address dated within the last three months.

If you do not have any of these documents, complete this application form.