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Disabled Person's Bus Pass - WNC

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West Northamptonshire Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire
United Kingdom

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Disabled people are eligible for a free bus pass.

Where and when you can use your bus pass

A disabled person's bus pass will allow you free travel on local buses anywhere in England. This is from 9:30am to 11pm on weekdays, and all day at weekends and on bank holidays.

Eligibility and evidence for a disabled person's bus pass

Please use the table here to find out what is required to prove your eligibility for a disabled person's bus pass.

Obtaining a disabled person's bus pass

You will need to provide proof of your eligibility as detailed in the proof of eligibility table above. You can apply up to two weeks before the date of eligibility.

If you already have a pass and it is about to expire, you will need to re-apply. You can do this up to 30 days before the expiry date. You will again need to provide proof of disability. If your address has changed since your last pass was issued, you will also need to provide proof of address.

You can apply online:

Or visit a library:

It can take up to ten working days from the date of your application.

Lost or stolen bus pass

If your pass is lost or stolen, you can apply online for a replacement.


Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 99 years
Referral Route
No Referral Needed
Type of Service
Local Government Department
Eligibility Criteria
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider Category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs
Special Needs
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)

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Last updated 05 May 2023