Disabled person's bus pass guide

When you can apply for and where yo can use a disabled person's bus pass. How to apply for a disabled person's companion pass and a All Day 24/7 NoWcard if you need to travel before 9.30am or after 11am.


The English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) provides free off peak travel on scheduled bus services for people with disabilities.

When you can apply

You can apply for a disabled person's bus pass if you have a disability. You will need to give us details and evidence of your disability.

Where you can use your bus pass

You can use your ‘NoWcard’ during off-peak hours anywhere in England, off peak hours are 9.30am to 11pm Monday to Friday and all day at weekends and on bank holidays.

Renewing your bus pass

You will receive notification from us when your bus pass needs to be renewed.