There are several ways to apply for a Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC):
- Online at getyournec.scot. You can find out more information about the applications process on the getyournec.scot website.
- Directly via your local council team. If you have a query about your Young Scot NEC in Shetland, Contact Youth & Employability Services (for those 11 – 15 & 19 – 25 Years) on 0159 574 4868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Contact Transport Services (for those 16-18 years and those with Young Scot National Entitlement Card for disabled young people) on 0159 574 4868 or email email@example.com. You should receive a response within 48-72 hours. Phone lines are open Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm.
For more information, please visit the Shetland Islands Council website.
If you are 11-15 years old and applying for free bus travel, a parent or guardian will need to apply on your behalf. If you are 16-21 years old you can apply for free bus travel yourself.
For more information about the Young Persons’ (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel Scheme, please visit freebus.scot.