The Concessionary Fares Scheme is administered by the council's Non Means Tested Benefits Team on behalf of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (Metro).

The senior pass provides free, off-peak bus travel throughout England and half-fare, off-peak train travel throughout West Yorkshire, for West Yorkshire residents.


Older people qualify for a senior pass if they have reached the UK State Pension age and are a resident of West Yorkshire.

Check your State Pension age

How to apply for or renew a Senior Pass if you are of pensionable age

You can apply four weeks before your eligibility date.

Apply for a Senior Pass

After you've applied

You should receive your pass within 7 to 10 days if you apply online, and within 21 days if you apply at a travel centre.

Other ways to apply

You can also apply for a Senior Pass at a bus station travel centre or one of the Kirklees customer service centres.

If you have lost or had your pass stolen

You must apply for a new pass.

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