If you are a resident in Worcestershire you are entitled to a bus pass if one or more of the following apply:
Please note: In order to prove your eligibility, all applicants will need to provide the following:
- A passport style photograph
- Evidence of permanent residence in Worcestershire. For example: Council tax bill, Utility bill, Bank statement, TV licence, Driving licence.
You can get a bus pass for free travel when you reach the female State Pension age, whether you’re a man or a woman.
The age of eligibility for concessionary travel is therefore:
- For women = pensionable age
- For men = pensionable age of a woman born on the same day
The Government Services website Gov.uk has published guidance on the change in age of concessionary travel.
Additional requirements if applying for a Pensioner Bus Pass
You will also need to supply evidence of age, for example:
- Birth certificate
- Driving licence
You can get a bus pass if you
- are blind or partially sighted.
- are profoundly or severely deaf.
- are without speech.
- have a disability or injury which seriously impairs your ability to walk.
- do not have the use of both arms.
- have a learning disability.
- have had your driving licence refused or revoked on medical or physical grounds.
You can get a bus pass if you require care and support at all times, to qualify you will need to provide proof of one of the following:
- Higher Rate Care Component of Disability Living Allowance
- Personal Independence Payment (score of 8 or more on the care component to qualify).