You can save 30% off adult-rate Travelcards and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets.
To be eligible for an Apprentice Oyster photocard you must:
*The apprenticeship must be SASE (Specification for Apprenticeship Standards in England) compliant or an approved standard. It should be delivered by a further education college or training organisation that is approved, or funded by, the Skills Funding Agency.
If you're unclear about your eligibility, speak to your apprenticeship training provider.
If you have an Apprentice Oyster photocard, you can get 30% off the price of adult-rate Travelcards and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets.
If you live near your workplace and only make a few journeys, you might not need a Travelcard or Bus & Tram Pass. Instead, you might be better off using Oyster pay as you go at the adult rate.
Both your Unique Learner Number and UK Provider Reference Number will be supplied by your apprenticeship training provider. Talk to them if you haven't got these yet.
Applicants can only apply once they're fully enrolled with a training provider on an apprenticeship that is SASE (Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England) compliant.
Your colour, digital photo must be:
If your photo doesn't meet these guidelines, it will be rejected.
When you apply for an Apprentice Oyster photocard, we'll set up an Oyster photocard online account for you. Once you've submitted an application, you'll be able to use your account to track its progress.
You can also track the progress of your application by:
If your application is successful, we'll post your Apprentice Oyster photocard to the address provided when you applied. If you haven't received your card within two weeks of applying, please check your application progress.
You can use your Apprentice Oyster photocard once you've added a Travelcard or Bus & Tram Pass season ticket, or when you've added credit to pay as you go. Pay as you go fares are charged at the adult rate.
If you're using pay as you go, make sure you touch in and touch out on a yellow card reader. It's a bit different for each type of transport. Find out more about touching in and out
You can top up your pay as you go credit and buy Travelcards for your Apprentice Oyster photocard online. Sign in to your Oyster photocard account for more details. You can't buy Bus & Tram Passes online.
Discounted Travelcards can't be bought at National Rail stations.
Your Apprentice Oyster photocard will be valid for 12 months and will expire on the date shown on the front of the card. If you are removed from, or leave, your apprenticeship early, your Apprentice Oyster photocard will be stopped.