Disabled bus pass

Disabled bus pass

Apply for a disabled bus pass.

You may be eligible for a concessionary Disabled Bus Pass if you:

  • are blind or partially sighted
  • are profoundly or severely deaf
  • are without speech
  • have a long term disability or injury which seriously impairs your ability to walk
  • do not have the use of both arms
  • have a learning disability and/or be registered with Adult and Community Services
  • have had your driving license refused or revoked on medical or physical grounds

If you are eligible for a bus pass, you can expect to receive your pass within 28 days of all evidence being received.

You will need to provide

Proof of eligibility

To qualify, you will need to provide a copy of proof of one of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
    • higher rate mobility component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
    • the award date should not have expired
    •  the evidence should be dated within the last 12 months
  • Personal Independent Payment (PIP)
    • Personal Independence Payment (PIP) with a score of 8 points or more for the 'moving around' activity under the mobility component
    • the award date should not have expired
    • includes front page and the mobility component points page
    • we cannot accept Yearly Update letters

(download an example PIP letter)

  • War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
  • Blind/disabled person's certificate of registration
  • evidence of registration with other relevant bodies (eg. the RNIB)
  • proof of registration with Adult and Community Services (Learning Disabilities/Mental Health Teams)
  • proof of receipt of special education (eg. a copy of your statement of Special Education Needs (SEN) or a copy of an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP)
  • evidence of attendance at/or association with a local learning disability organisation
  • evidence from the DVLA confirming that your driving licence has been revoked on medical grounds, or supply medical evidence to show that if you were to apply for a driving licence, you would have your application refused (otherwise than on the ground of persistent misuse of drugs or alcohol)
  • medical evidence from a specialist consultant, or independent medical professional, confirming your disability may also be considered

A photograph of yourself

Example ID Photo

  • the photo should be a passport style photo, which is focused on the face, and in colour
  • you can read about photograph requirements here: How to Upload Photos 
  • if you are unable to upload your photograph, you can post a photo to us
  • postal address is available at the end of the application process

Proof of address in Worcestershire

Please provide one of the following:

  • copy of a utility bill from within the last year
  • copy of a bank or credit card statement from within the last year
  • copy of a Council Tax bill from within the last year
  • copy of your driving licence
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