Do I qualify for a Passport to Leisure?

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For all categories, you will need a passport sized photograph as well as proof.

Categories where all members of the household can qualify

Each member of the household must complete a separate application form and must show proof.

Category

Proof needed

Council Tax Benefit Current Council Tax Bill/Notification Letter and proof of address
Housing Benefit Notification Letter and proof of address
Local Housing Allowance Notification Letter and proof of address
Working Tax Credit Notification Letter and proof of address
Income Support Notification Letter and proof of address
National Health Service (NHS) Tax Credits

NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate card and proof of address

Other similar NHS cards are not valid (e.g. NHS Prescription Charge Certificate)

Jobseekers Allowance (income based) Award Letter (must be dated with last 2 months) and proof of address

 

Categories where only individual applicants can qualify

Category

Proof needed

Jobseekers Allowance (contribution based) Award Letter (must be dated with last 2 months) and proof of address
Carers Allowance Notification Letter and proof of address
Pension Credit (guaranteed based)
or partner living at the same address
Notification Letter and proof of address
Full Time Student (16+) Proof of full time status (letter from your college on official headed paper) and proof or address
Please note: A National Union of Students (NUS) card on its own is no longer sufficient proof.
Asylum Seekers Application Registration Card (ARC) and proof or address
Youth Training Scheme Letter from Training Agency or Managing Agent and proof of address
Over 60s Document showing proof of age and proof of address.

 

Categories where only individual applicants can qualify but a carer may be admitted free

For these categories, an orange dot will be put on your card which will allow your carer free admittance to some facilities. Not all venues offer free admittance to carers, so please check with the venue beforehand.

Category

Proof needed

Employment and Support Allowance Notification Letter and proof of address
Incapacity Benefit Notification Letter and proof of address
Disability Living Allowance Notification Letter and proof of address
Attendance Allowance (over 55s) Notification Letter and proof of address
Severe Disablement Allowance Notification Letter and proof of address
Retired due to ill health Notification Letter and proof of address