All young people in Scotland aged between 11 and 25 can apply for a Young Scot card
Eligibility for a Young Scot card
Young people aged between 11 and 25 qualify for the National Entitlement Card with the Young Scot logo which offers a variety of benefits. For further details on what your card entitles you to, please refer to the Young Scot website.
How to Apply – school pupils
New Applicants – school pupils
If you are at a school within Argyll and Bute, you can ask your school for an application form or apply online at the Get Your NEC website getyournec.scot
For all enquiries about new cards or replacement cards, please contact your school
Replacement cards – school pupils
Existing cardholders can apply online at the Get Your NEC website getyournec.scot unless you meet the criteria below.
If you apply online at getyournec.scot your card will be issued to your home address. If you apply through school a card will be delivered to the child’s school.
How to Apply - Children and Young People not in school
New Applicants – young people not in school
- online using the GetYourNec
- email NECTEAM@argyll-bute.gov.uk for a Young Scot application form Please provide the following details Name, Address, Date of Birth and confirm you are NOT AT AN ARGYLL AND BUTE SCHOOL - Anyone who does attend school needs to contact their school office
- call 01546 604142 for a Young Scot application form to be issued (please only use this contact number if you are not at school in Argyll and Bute)
When using a paper Young Scot application, please provide one document from the approved list of acceptable proofs to support your application. If you do not have photographic ID you will need to have a referee countersign your application.
Please take the completed paper application and proof to your local customer service point who will verify your application and return your original documents.
Replacement Cards – young people not in school
Online using GetYourNec
Email NECTEAM@argyll-bute.gov.uk (Young Scot cards only) providing the following details:
- full name
- date of birth
Please also confirm that you do not attend an Argyll and Bute School.
Where can I use my Young Scot card?
Young Scot cards can be used as proof of age and also to receive some amazing discounts and rewards. Check out where here. Discounts and Rewards | The Young Scot Card | Young Scot
I applied online and have not received my card
For applications made using online getyournec.scot, you can check the status of your application by logging into: https://getyournec.scot/necportal
If you have any queries about your application, please contact the getyournec.scot Customer Service Team
Please do not contact your Local Authority, Transport Scotland or Young Scot about getyournec.scot applications, as they will be unable to assist.
Please direct any and all queries to the getyournec.scot Customer Service Team
Young Scot Card Contact details
Young people in school should contact their school office.
- email NECTEAM@argyll-bute.gov.uk
- call 01546 604142