Application forms are available in Hampshire from:
Fill your application form in and send it to us at:
Bus Pass Team
PO Box 696
Remember to enclose:
Only copies of documents are required. They will not be returned to you. Do not send originals.
We will process your completed application and you will be sent your new pass or vouchers in the post, or you will be contacted for further information.
Free travel from 9.30am to 11pm Monday to Friday and all day weekends and public holidays on journeys which start in Hampshire regardless of where you are travelling to.
For journeys starting outside of Hampshire you can travel for free at 'off-peak' times.
Free 'Off-peak' travel between 9.30am and 11pm Monday to Friday and all day at weekends and on public holidays on local buses throughout the rest of England, including London.
Half fare travel on some special services, such as Call and Go and Dial a Ride.
In addition to bus services you can use your bus pass on any of the following community services:
Bus passes are not valid on:
We will renew your pass automatically for up to five years after checking eligible users for changes in their circumstances. This will include checks with registration services, and other databases, including the National Fraud Initiative.
For women = pensionable age
For men = pensionable age of a women born on the same day
When you apply for an older person's bus pass, we will need to have a completed application form, plus a current passport sized colour photograph with your name and date of birth printed on the back and copies of:
proof of current address - e.g. a recent utility bill, and
a letter from the Pension Service confirming your eligibility for the State Pension, or
your passport, or
your driving licence, or
your birth certificate
Please note - your date of birth must tie up with the correct name e.g. a passport showing same name and date of birth as shown on the application form. (If you are using a birth certificate as evidence for your date of birth, and the name is different to that on the application form, then further evidence is needed to verify the new name, i.e. copy of the marriage or deed pole certificate).