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.


Replacement Cards

If you need a replacement card simply call the Edinburgh Young Scot office on 0131 200 2350 or contact them via email at

You can request a photo upgrade and change your address or personal details at one of the validation points.

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 Edinburgh below.

Local Validation Points

  • Balerno Library, 1 Main Street, Balerno, EH14 7EQ
  • Balgreen Library, 173 Balgreen Road, Balgreen, EH11 3AT
  • Blackhall Library, 56 Hillhouse Road, Blackhall, EH4 5EG
  • Central Library, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EG
  • Colinton Library, 14 Thorburn Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0BQ
  • Corstorphine Library, 13 Kirk Loan, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, EH12 7HD
  • Craigmillar Library, 101 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH16 4DS
  • Currie Library, 210 Lanark Road West, Currie, EH14 5NX
  • Drumbrae Library Hub, 81 Drum Brae Drive, Edinburgh, EH4 7FE
  • Fountainbridge Library, 137 Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH11 1BG
  • Gilmerton Library, 13 Newtoft Street, Edinburgh, EH17 8RG
  • Granton Library, 9 Wardieburn Terrace, Edinburgh, EH5 1DD
  • Kirkliston Library, 16 Station Road, Kirkliston, EH29 9BE
  • Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH6 4AE
  • McDonald Road Library, 2-4 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4LU
  • Moredun Library, 92 Moredun Park Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7HL
  • Morningside Library, 184-186 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4PU
  • Muirhouse Library, 15a Pennywell Court, Edinburgh, EH4 4TZ
  • Newington Library, 17-21 Fountainhall Road, Edinburgh, EH9 2LN
  • Oxgangs Library, 343 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, EH13 9LY
  • Piershill Library, 30 Piershill Terrace, Edinburgh, EH8 7BQ
  • Portobello Library, 14 Rosefield avenue, Edinburgh, EH15 1AU
  • Ratho Library, 6 School Wynd, Ratho, EH28 8TT
  • Sighthill Library, 55 Sighthill Road, Edinburgh, EH11 4PB
  • South Neighbourhood Office and Library, 40 Captain's Road, Edinburgh, EH17 8QF
  • South Queensferry Library, 9 Shore Road, South Queensferry, EH30 9RD
  • Stockbridge Library, 11 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5BA
  • Wester Hailes Library, 1 Westside Plaza, Edinburgh, EH14 2ST

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 only take coins so make sure you have change.

You can use your card for...