18+ Student Oyster photocard – Transport for London

If you are 18 or over, a student and residing in a London borough, you may get discounted journey with an Oyster photocard.

18 Plus Zip Oyster photocard

Benefits

Save 30% on adult-rate Travelcards and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets.

Who is it for?

You can apply for an 18+ Student Oyster photocard if:

  • You’re 18 or over
  • Live in a London borough throughout time period time
  • Enrolled at a faculty, school or college registered on the TfL scheme or on a compulsory work placement in London

You should even be one of the next:

  • Enrolled on a full-time course with no less than 15 tuition-led or structured studying hours every week. You should attend courses Monday to Friday solely (not together with night courses) that span a minimal of 14 weeks on the identical course (shorter programs repeated over 14 or extra weeks aren’t eligible)
  • Receiving an NHS Bursary as a full-time student. You should give your faculty, school or college proof of your sponsorship to allow them to validate your software
  • Full-time postgraduate student, learning or writing as much as greater than 15 hours every week
  • Full-time student registered and learning on the next schooling course at a faculty, school or college not registered with the TfL scheme however on necessary work placement in London for no less than 14 weeks
  • Sabbatical officer
  • Enrolled on a part-time course for no less than 14 weeks and:

If your faculty, school or college is outdoors Greater London however you reside in a London borough throughout time period time and journey frequently, ask your faculty, school or college in the event that they’re registered on the 18+ Student Oyster photocard scheme.

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If you have been 18 on 31 August and dwell in a London borough, you should still be eligible for a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard.

How to use

You apply on-line as soon as you have enrolled along with your faculty, school or college.

You want to offer:

  • Active e-mail tackle
  • Student enrolment ID out of your faculty, school or college
  • London borough tackle
  • Digital picture which should be a .jpg, .bmp or .gif file and fewer than 6MB

You pay an administration charge of £20 utilizing a credit or debit card.

You can get a photocard legitimate for as much as three years of your course.

We’ll put up your 18+ Student Oyster photocard to you as soon as your faculty, school or college has authorised your software.

You apply on-line and wish to offer:

  • Active e-mail tackle
  • Student enrolment ID out of your faculty, school or college
  • Your work placement begin and finish date
  • Digital picture which should be a .jpg, .bmp or .gif file and fewer than 6MB

You pay an administration charge of £20 utilizing a credit or debit card.

Once you have utilized on-line, you could ship us a letter confirming your work placement standing out of your faculty, school or college.

Send the letter to:

Transport for London
Admail 4121
London SW1P 1AT

It can take as much as two weeks to course of your software as soon as we have acquired your letter.

Check your software standing

How to make use of and the place to purchase

Once you get your 18+ Student Oyster photocard, register to your photocard net account to:

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You can even purchase discounted Travelcards and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets at Oyster Ticket Stops, Tube stations and Visitor Centres. You should purchase discounted Travelcards at some National Rail stations.

You can then begin utilizing it to journey. Make certain you contact in at the beginning of your journey and contact out on the finish on yellow card readers. You solely want to the touch in on buses and trams. Find out extra about touching out and in.

Use your photocard net account to handle your card or report a misplaced card.

Expiry

Your 18+ Student Oyster photocard expires when your course ends.

Your faculty, school or college will inform us for those who’re now not eligible or your course finish date has modified. Your photocard will then be stopped.

Get a Railcard 

Save 34% on pay as you go off-peak fares and day by day caps by including a 16-25 Railcard or 26-30 Railcard to your 18+ Student Oyster photocard to journey on the Tube, London Overground, TfL Rail and most National Rail companies in London.

Schools, schools and universities

Schools, schools and universities should register on the TfL Scheme so their students can apply for an 18+ Student Oyster photocard. The registration charge is £25 (non-refundable).

If your location is outdoors London, however your students frequently commute from a London borough, you could be eligible to register.

Check for those who’re eligible to register