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  • Disabled Person’s Pass

    The Disabled Person's Pass entitles disabled people to free off peak travel on buses across England (plus additional concessions in South Yorkshire) through the English National Concession Travel Scheme (ENCTS).


    Do you qualify for a pass?Apply nowTravelling with a carerFind your local council When can you travel?


    Do you qualify for a pass? 

    If you live in South Yorkshire you may qualify for a pass if you:

    • are blind or partially-sighted
    • are deaf or without speech
    • have a disability which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on your ability to walk
    • do not have arms or have long-term loss of the use of your arms
    • have a learning disability, or
    • have been or would be refused a driver’s licence on medical grounds (other than on the grounds of persistent misuse of drugs and alcohol).

    Before you apply:

    Think about how you will prove that you are entitled to a pass. You may already have proof documents that we can accept or you may need to contact your local council or another organisation. You can find details on our 'What you need to apply' guidance page. Once you have the right proof, you can apply.

    If you live outside South Yorkshire, you need to apply to the local authority that covers your usual place of residence.


    Apply now

    Step 1: Set up an account in your name (or log in if you already have an account)

    Step 2: Log-in > Select Passes > Concessions >Disabled Person’s Pass

    Step 3: Complete personal details, upload proof documents and photo.  Before uploading your photograph please check our acceptable photo guidance

    Read the full guidance of documents we accept on the 'What I need to apply' page as you will need to have the following ready:

    • proof of your address
    • proof of your age (birth certificate)
    • a photo of yourself
    • your proof of entitlement. Full guidance on accepted proof documents is on the 'What you need to apply page'.
       

    Step 4: Check your order and go to checkout. It usually takes up to 7 working days to process a pass this way if all details are correct.
    Sign in - I already have an account Register - I need to set up an account

    Disabled Pass - replace lost/stolen pass Disabled Pass - apply by post or dropbox

    Your pass will be processed within 7 working days for online applications.

    Apply via post or dropbox

    If you do not have access to the internet you can either phone us on 01709 515151, or apply via the drop box in the interchange or by post (using the downloadable PDF application form (PDF, 447Kb). Postal applications take longer and will take up to 21 working days to process. 

    Please enclose the relevant proof documents listed on the form (photocopies only please not original documents) and a recent passport size photograph. Read the full guidance of documents we accept on the 'What I need to apply' page and acceptable photo guidelines.


    Travelling with a carer

    If you can provide proof of your entitlement to a pass, as detailed on our 'What do I need to apply' full guidance page, and you are in receipt of the Higher Rate Care Component of the Disability Living Allowance or Higher Rate Attendance Allowance, then you qualify for a special pass that allows one carer to travel with you for free. Your pass will bear a special 'plus C' logo, indicating that a person accompanying you can get free travel within South Yorkshire.

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     Find your local council

    Use our journey planner to plan your journey to your local council offices.

    Barnsley

    Community Information Service
    Civic Hall, Eldon Street, Barnsley, S70 2JL
    For general enquiries about Disabled Passes call 01226 775656
    To apply for a pass, make an appointment at your local Barnsley Connects office by calling 01226 787896.

    Doncaster

    Mobility Travelpass Section
    Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU
    Tel 01302 735336

    Rotherham

    Neighbourhoods and Adult Services
    Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE
    Tel 01709 382121

    Sheffield

    One Stop Service
    Howden House,
    Union Street,
    Sheffield S1 2SH
    0114 27 34567 (select option 5)


    When can you travel?

    Disabled PassWithin South Yorkshire your Disabled Person's pass will entitle you to free travel at all times on:

    • local bus services, trams and trains*
    • Northern Rail services* between South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.

    *Valid on trains only if your pass carries the Travel South Yorkshire logo. 

    In all other parts of England, South Yorkshire passes can be used for free travel on bus services between 0930 and 2300 weekdays and all day weekends and Bank Holidays. They are not valid on tram services outside of South Yorkshire.

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