Home Popular now Older person's bus pass You can apply for an older person's bus pass for free travel on the bus anywhere in England during off-peak times. Check if you are eligible before applying. You must be at least the female state pension age, it doesn't matter if you're male or female.Use GOV.UK's state pension age calculator to check if you're eligible to apply for your free bus pass.Apply onlineYou’ll need to upload:A passport style photoYour photo must be:Taken against a light backgroundIn colour, not black and whiteFocussed on your face and not contain any background objectsYou must:Make sure your hair doesn’t cover your eyesRemove tinted glasses or sunglasses if possibleIf your photo doesn’t meet this standard it will delay your application.An Identification documentThe identification document must show your name and date of birth. We accept:PassportDriving licenceBirth certificateNHS medical cardYou won’t need to provide an identification document if you choose to use our online validation system.Apply onlineHow to use your passYou can use your pass at off-peak times for free travelMonday to Friday: 9.30am - 11pmWeekends: All dayBank holidaysLeicester Park and Ride servicesThere is a reduced fare of £1 per day for pass holders at these times:After 9.30 am on Monday to FridayAny time on SaturdayTimetables and route information for the Park and Ride serviceRenewing an older persons bus passYou won't need to renew your bus passWe'll renew it automatically and send your new one in the post at least 3 weeks before your current pass runs out.Changes to personal detailsPlease tell us about any changes to your name or address using our online formIf you’re telling us about a change of name you’ll need to upload a copy of an official document, such as a marriage certificate, as proof of your new name.If your address has changed, you’ll need to upload a copy of a utility or council tax bill as proof of your new address. Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.