Bus pass and Northlink ferry vouchers

Over 60s

If you are 60 years or over you are entitled to a Scotland-wide free bus pass and if a Shetland resident ferry vouchers which entitle you to two free return trips on the boat between Lerwick and Aberdeen/Kirkwall. The ferry vouchers entitle you to a bunk in a cabin (not exclusive use of the cabin).

For application details contact us.

 

Disabled

There are two types of disabled bus pass available, Disabled and Disabled + Companion.

The eligibility criteria for the Disabled pass is as follows:

  • Higher rate of mobility component of Disability Living Allowance
  • Higher or middle rate care component of Disability Living Allowance
  • Standard or Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payments (PIP)
  • Attendance Allowance award letter
  • Award letter from Veteran Agency confirming receipt of mobility supplement
  • DVLA V11 showing “disabled taxation class” or DLA 404
  • Disabled Blue Badge
  • Blind Registration Certificate – letter from local authority, RNIB or other blind society
  • War Pensions Constant Attendance Allowance
  • Authorised Transport Scotland NCT003 – Epilepsy certificate available from your local authority
  • DVLA letters D206, D235, D220, NS57 stating failure of eyesight standard to drive or revoking of driving licence on medical grounds of physical fitness
  • Audiologist written report, letter from Society for the Deaf, letter from Hospital Consultant
  • Authorised Transport Scotland NCT002 – Mental Health Certificate available from your local authority
  • Hospice admittance letter
  • DS1500 report
  • Written confirmation from prosthetics clinic/centre, physiotherapist, rehabilitation centre
  • Letter from Hospital Consultant if applying on the grounds of suffering from a progressive degenerative disorder

The eligibility criteria for the Disabled + Companion pass is as follows:

  • Higher or middle rate care component of Disability Living Allowance
  • Standard or Enhanced Rate Daily Living Component of Personal Independence Payments (PIP)
  • Attendance Allowance award letter
  • War Pensions Constant Attendance Allowance
  • Blind Registration Certificate – letter from local authority, RNIB or other blind society
  • Letter from Care/Residential Home

For application details contact us

16-18 Year olds

If you are 16-18 years you are entitled to ferry vouchers which entitle you to two free return trips on the boat between Lerwick and Aberdeen/Kirkwall. The ferry vouchers entitle you to a bunk in a cabin (not exclusive use of the cabin).

In order to receive these vouchers you must have a Young Scot Card contact us to Apply for Young Scot Card