The Young Scot Card

The Young Scot National Entitlement Card is available free of charge to everyone aged 11-26 living in Scotland. Use it for money off the things you love, exclusive Rewards, Proof-of-Age and much more.


East Lothian

Replacement Cards

If you are still at school please contact your school office.

If you are no longer at school please visit your local library.

For any queries call the East Lothian Smartcard office on 01620 827827 and when prompted for an extension number dial in 6721.

First-Time Application

If you are at secondary school...

Contact your school office and they should be able to arrange one for you.

If you are no longer at school...

You can get an application form for your first card at a Local Validation Point listed below.

Once you've completed an application form, you don't send it by post to us - you have to get it validated! You may want to fill the form out at the Local Validation Point who will send it away to be processed, but the cardholder must attend with;

  • a passport-sized photo,
  • identification (like a passport),
  • and; a proof of address

You can find a list of validation points in East Lothian below.

Local Validation Points

  • Dunbar Library, Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar, EH42 1DX
  • East Linton Library, 60a High Street, East Linton, East Lothian, EH40 3BX
  • Gullane Library, East Links Road, Gullane, East Lothian, EH31 2AF
  • Haddington Library, The John Gray Centre, 15 Lodge Street, Haddington, EH41 3DX
  • Longniddry Library, Church Way, Longniddry, EH32 0LW
  • Musselburgh Library, 10 Bridge Street, Musselburgh, EH21 6AG
  • North Berwick Library, The Old School, School Road, North Berwick, EH39 4JU
  • Ormiston Library, 5a Meadowbank, Ormiston, EH35 5LQ
  • Port Seton Library, Cockenzie Library, South Seton Park, Port Seton, EH32 0BG
  • Prestonpans Library, West Loan, Prestonpans, EH32 9NX
  • Tranent Library, The George Johnstone Centre, 35 Winton Place, East Lothian, EH33 1AE
  • Wallyford Library, Futures Way, Wallyford, East Lothian, EH21 8FF

Topping Up Your Card

If you use your card for cashless catering then you can top up your card using the machines in school. The machines take coins so make sure you have change.

You can also top up your card online through SchoolPay. 

You can use your card for...