Concessionary Bus Pass Eligibility

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.

Pensioner Pass

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:

  • Passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Driving licence

Disabled Pass

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.

Companion Pass

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).

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