Young Scot

Young Scot is the national information and citizenship charity for young people aged between 11 and 25. For local discounts, rewards, information and opportunities to get involved visit the Angus page on the Young Scot website.

Young Scot card

Use it for:

How to apply

Upload evidence of your name, date of birth and photo using our general enquiry form - acceptable proofs are listed below.

Upload evidence for a new or replacement Young Scot card

If you can't upload this evidence ask us for a Young Scot application form using our general enquiry form.

We'll post it out to you along with details of what to do next.


Acceptable proofs

Replacement for a lost, stolen or damaged card

Upload copies of two separate proofs of your date of birth from those listed below.

First time applicants

Upload copies of two separate proofs of your name, date of birth and photo from those listed below.

Name and date of birth

  • PASS hologrammed card, issued by an accredited PASS issuer (current or expired)
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport (current or expired, UK and foreign)
  • Driving licence (current or expired, UK and other EU countries)
  • Marriage / divorce / adoption certificate
  • UK Border agency document (current):
    • an Asylum Registration card (ARC)
    • Immigration Status Document (ISD)
    • UK Residence Card
    • Travel Document
  • European Economic Area (EEA) Identity Card (current, non-UK)
  • MOD Card
  • NHS medical card

Name and address

Any one of the following is acceptable, provided it clearly shows the name and address of the applicant:

  • Driving licence, including a provisional. (Current, UK only)
  • Paper counterfoil to photo driving licence
  • Utility bill (gas / electric / telephone / mobile phone / cable TV, etc) in the name of the applicant **
  • Bank / building society / Mortgage statement **
  • Benefit book/card or Original Notification **
  • Local authority rent card / tenancy agreement **
  • Council tax bill **
  • Marriage / divorce / adoption certificate. *
  • Official letter or document from a government agency or local government department, eg, Department of Work and Pensions, Benefits Agency, Social Work, Housing Dept, NHS letter, school, college or university etc. This would include Tax Credit and Child Benefit letters. **
  • An official letter on headed paper from NHS/doctor/dentist/optician **
  • An official letter on headed paper from an established, recognisable business or charity **
  • Court order **
  • Confirmation from an Electoral search

* These documents must be relatively recent, e.g in the last 3-4 years.

** These documents must be recent, e.g. within the last 3 months if issued monthly.

For young people under 16 years of age, address evidence in the name of their parent or guardian can be accepted

Name and photograph

  • Passport (current, UK and foreign countries)
  • Photo driving licence including a provisional driving licence (current, UK and other EU countries)
  • Existing photograph held within the national Card Management System
  • Existing PASS hologrammed card
  • MOD Card
  • European Economic Area (EEA) Identity Card (current, non-UK) NB EEA = European Community plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
  • UK Border Agency Document:
    • Asylum Registration card (ARC)
    • Immigration Status Document (ISD)
    • UK Residence Card
    • Travel Document, issued by the UK government.

Restrictions

  • At least 2 separate proofs are required to be uploaded
  • A photo driving licence and its associated paper counterfoil are considered as ONE document; an additional document is required to make up the required minimum of two pieces of evidence.