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Get an under 16 photocard

If you’re under 16 and have had problems proving your age on public transport, this card is here to help. It proves to drivers and inspectors that you’re entitled to a child's fare – even if you look older.

This card is only for proving your age. Get a Swift child photocard if you want to buy a long term ticket, for example a season ticket.

You can use this card to buy a child fare when you're paying cash on the bus, train and metro.

The under 16 photocard is:

  • Free and easy to use
  • Replaced free
  • Recognised by all operators across the West Midlands
  • Plastic so that it’s more durable than the paper photocard

Get an under-16 photocard

You can apply for an under-16 photocard online.

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