Free Travel - SW 40


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To qualify for free travel you must register for the Public Services Card.

You will get a Free Travel Card automatically if you are registered for the Public Services Card at age 66 if you are getting a pension from this Department and permanently live in the State.  If you are not registered for the Public Services Card, you will receive a letter requesting you to make an appointment to register.

If you are under age 66 and permanently live in the State, you will get a Free Travel Card automatically if you are registered for the Public Services Card when you are awarded an Invalidity Pension, Blind Pension, Disability Allowance or Carer's Allowance. If you are not registered for the Public Services Card, you will receive a letter requesting you to make an appointment to register.

In all other cases, you must apply for a Free Travel Card by completing registration form FT 1. You can get a registration form:

Send the completed form with any required documents to:

Free Travel Section
Social Welfare Services
College Road
Sligo.

LoCall: 1890 500 000 (from the Republic of Ireland only)
+353 71 915 7100 (from Northern Ireland or overseas)

Note:
The rates charged for the use of 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.

Last modified:15/05/2015