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Apply for an Oyster photocard

Create a web account

You'll need to create a web account before you can apply for an Oyster photocard.

To create a web account you will need to provide an active email address, your name, address, date of birth and phone number. We need your date of birth so we can confirm, as the web account holder, you're aged 18 or over.

Once the web account has been created, you'll be able to apply online for an Oyster photocard.

11-15 Zip Oyster photocard

Important notice: The 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard scheme is being reviewed due to the coronavirus pandemic. There may be changes to free bus and tram travel in the near future. You might be entitled to free bus and tram travel if you meet certain eligibility criteria. Youll need to pay a discounted fare if you do not meet the criteria.

Get child rate Travelcards and discounted rate Bus & Tram Passes

Get half the adult pay as you go rate on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and some National Rail services

If eligible, you could also get free bus and tram travel in London

Find out more

Applying online

The parent or guardian must create the web account and apply online for their child.

You'll need:

  • A colour, digital photo of the applicant
  • A credit or debit card to pay the 15.00 administration fee. (If you live in London you can still apply online without one)

You may also be asked to provide details from the applicant's machine readable passport. You can still apply online if you don't have these details.

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