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Concessionary travel for disabled people

If you live in Leicester and have a qualifying disability, you are entitled to a concessionary travel pass or an annual payment of £22 by bank transfer.

How do I apply?

If you wish to apply for a disabled bus pass please send us an email to request an application form:

You will then need to complete the application form and return it to us by post.  

What if I have already applied?

If you have already applied for a disabled bus pass, please allow 28 days for your application to be processed.

If you have not heard anything from us after 28 days then please email us at bus-pass@leicester.gov.uk with your full name, address, and your contact number so that we can get back to you.

When and where you can travel 

The pass can be used for free travel on buses between 9.30am and 11pm on weekdays, and all day at weekends and on bank holidays.

You are also entitled to free bus travel before 9.30am on weekdays, providing the journey begins in Leicester or elsewhere in Leicestershire.

The pass also entitles you to free train travel on journeys between Leicester and Leicestershire stations to Derby, Nottingham, Peterborough, Kettering or Nuneaton.

The pass is not valid on bus services outside England, coaches, trams or the London Underground.

If you choose to receive payment by bank transfer

You are entitled to a payment of £22 per year, from 1 April to 31 March.

What if my pass is lost or stolen?

If your pass is lost or stolen, please email us with your full name, address, and your contact number at bus-pass@leicester.gov.uk.