Newport City Council manages the All Wales Concessionary Bus Pass scheme for Newport residents and for residents of Monmouthshire on behalf of Monmouthshire County Council.
Transport for Wales will issue new-style bus passes by the end of December 2019, replacing all current passes which will still be accepted until 31 December 2019.
There is no need to apply for a new bus pass if your pass is still current, further details about the new pass will be published when known.
Read more on the Transport for Wales site
Newport and Monmouthshire residents can apply online for an over 60’s bus pass.
You can apply before you turn 60 and will receive your bus pass within 10-15 days of your 60th birthday.
Read about and apply for a disabled person's travel pass
Newport residents can also print the Over 60s bus pass application form (pdf) complete it at home and return it with a passport approved photograph and proof of age and address.
Bus passes are issued within 10 – 15 days.
Residents of Monmouthshire who are aged 60 and over can apply for their bus pass by post using the council application form (pdf) which should be completed and returned to the Information Station.
Lost, stolen or damaged?
Keep your pass in a safe place where it cannot be bent, twisted or damaged.
If lost or damaged, a replacement pass will be issued by the bus pass team at a cost of £5.50.
If your pass has been stolen and you have a crime number there is no charge, please call (01633) 656656 to arrange a replacement.
Using your bus pass
You can travel free of charge on almost all local bus services in Wales and, in some cases, to towns just over the border in England.
You are the only person allowed to use your bus pass.
If you allow someone else to use it, your pass could be cancelled and may lead to legal action.
Travel using your bus pass is subject to the normal regulations and conditions of the bus operators concerned.
Your pass does not give you additional rights to other passengers or entitle you to be carried in preference to other passengers.
We accept no liability for the failure of any bus service to operate or of any operator to accept your bus pass for travel.
If your pass is not accepted contact the bus pass team at Newport City Council.