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.
Please select your photocard:
5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
Get free travel on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and most National
Rail services where pay as you go is accepted. Travel at the child rate on
the Emirates Air Line and Southeastern high speed between St. Pancras
International and Stratford International.
Your child may not need a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard to get free and discounted travel on some services in London.
Find out more
The parent or guardian must create the web account and apply online for their child.
- A colour, digital photo of the applicant
- A credit or debit card to pay the £10.00 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.