The Freedom Pass for older people gives free travel on most public transport in London 24 hours a day (after 9.30am on most National Rail services within the London area), including all day at weekends and on public holidays.

This pass may also be used to travel on local bus services in the rest of England under the terms of the Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007.

Do it online (external site)

This action is completed on another site (londoncouncils.gov.uk). Press the button to go to the start of the process.

Who can use this service

You can apply for the older persons Freedom Pass if you meet the age criteria and your main residence is in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Find out if you are eligible

If you’re a London resident aged 60 or over and are not eligible yet for a Freedom Pass, you may be eligible for TfL’s 60+ London Oyster Photocard. View eligibility and apply.

What you need to know...

You will need to provide proof of identity, proof of address and one colour passport-sized photograph when you apply. Find out which documents you can provide

If you need help applying online please visit one of our customer centres - Olive Morris House or West Norwood Leisure Centre - or go to one of our libraries.

Although we expect most applications to be completed online, if you are unable to apply this way we will have a limited number of paper application forms, which you will need to complete and return in the post. You can pick up an application form from Olive Morris House in Brixton.

Lost, stolen, damaged or faulty passes?

Go to the new portal to replace your Freedom Pass.

Freedom Pass holders who lose or damage their passes will be charged £10 for replacements.

The Freedom Pass is paid for by your local council and the scheme is managed by London Councils on behalf of the London boroughs.