If you’re 18 or over, live in a London borough and in your first year of an apprenticeship, you can get discounted travel with an Oyster photocard. https://tfl.gov.uk/fares/free-and-discounted-travel/apprentice-oyster-photocard


Get 30% off adult-rate Travelcards and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets.

Who is it for?

You can apply for an Apprentice Oyster photocard if:

  • Aged 18 or over
  • Live in a London borough
  • Enrolled on an apprenticeship with a further education college or training organisation (funded or approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency) for a minimum of 12 months
  • In the first 12 months of your apprenticeship
  • Started your apprenticeship and not on a planned break from your learning

Your apprenticeship must be SASE (Specification for Apprenticeship Standards in England) compliant or an approved standard.

How to apply

You apply online and need to provide:

  • Active email address
  • Unique Learner Number (ULN) (contact your mentor to find your ULN)
  • UK Provider Reference Number (UKPRN)
  • London borough address
  • Digital photo which must be a .jpg, .bmp or .gif file and less than 6MB

You pay an administration fee of £20 using a credit or debit card.

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