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Download Application Form for 60+ Oyster Card and Save Money on London Travel


How to Download an Application Form for a 60+ Oyster Card




If you're over 60 and live in London, you might be wondering how to get a 60+ Oyster card. A 60+ Oyster card is a special type of Oyster card that allows you to travel for free or at a discounted rate on Transport for London (TfL) services and some National Rail services in London. It's a great way to save money and explore the city without worrying about fares.


In this article, we'll explain everything you need to know about how to download an application form for a 60+ Oyster card. We'll cover the benefits of having a 60+ Oyster card, the eligibility criteria for getting one, how to apply online or by post, how to receive and use your card, and how to transfer it to a Freedom Pass when you become eligible for one.




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Benefits of a 60+ Oyster Card




A 60+ Oyster card offers many benefits for older Londoners who want to travel around the city. Here are some of the perks of having a 60+ Oyster card:


  • Free travel on TfL services. You can travel for free on buses, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground, Elizabeth line (excluding between West Drayton and Reading) and most National Rail services in London. You can travel free on TfL services from 09:00 weekdays and anytime at weekends and on bank holidays.



Discounted fares on river services and Emirates Air Line. You can get discounted fares on Thames Clippers River services and Emirates Air Line. You can get discounted fares on Thames Clippers river services and Emirates Air Line cable car with your 60+ Oyster card. You can pay as you go with your card or buy a paper ticket at a discounted rate. Here are some examples of the fares you can get with your 60+ Oyster card : Service Single fare with 60+ Oyster card Single fare without 60+ Oyster card --- --- --- Thames Clippers River Bus (Central and East zones) 4.65 9.30 Thames Clippers River Roamer (all-day hop on hop off ticket) 9.75 19.50 Emirates Air Line (single fare) 1.80 3.50 Emirates Air Line (return fare) 3.60 7.00 Eligibility Criteria for a 60+ Oyster Card




To be eligible for a 60+ Oyster card, you must meet the following criteria:


  • You must be over 60 years old. You can apply for a 60+ Oyster card from two weeks before your 60th birthday, but you can only use it when you turn 60.



  • You must live in a London borough. You need to provide proof of your address, such as a utility bill, bank statement, or council tax bill, dated within the last three months.



  • You must not be eligible for a Freedom Pass. A Freedom Pass is another type of Oyster card that offers free travel for older and disabled people in London. You can check your eligibility for a Freedom Pass on the London Councils website. If you are eligible for a Freedom Pass, you cannot get a 60+ Oyster card.



If you meet these criteria, you can apply for a 60+ Oyster card online or by post. The application fee is 20 and the card is valid until you become eligible for a Freedom Pass.


How to Apply Online for a 60+ Oyster Card




What You Need to Apply Online




To apply online for a 60+ Oyster card, you need the following:


  • A valid passport or driving licence. You need to provide details from your valid, machine-readable passport or your valid UK driving licence (full or provisional) to verify your identity and age.



  • A digital photo. You need to upload a digital photo of yourself that meets the TfL photo standards. The photo must be in .jpg, .bmp or .gif format and be less than 6MB.



  • A digital image of your passport. You need to upload a digital image of your valid, machine-readable passport that shows your photo, personal details and passport number. The image must be in .png or .jpg format and be less than 6MB.



  • An email address. You need to provide an active email address to receive confirmation and updates about your application.



  • A debit or credit card registered at your address. You need to pay the 20 application fee with a debit or credit card that is registered at the same address as your proof of address. This helps to confirm that you live in a London borough.



How to Complete the Online Application Form




To complete the online application form for a 60+ Oyster card, follow these steps:


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  • Go to the TfL website and click on "Apply online".



  • Create an account or sign in with your existing account. You need an account to manage your 60+ Oyster card and view your journey history. If you don't have an account, you can create one by entering your email address and choosing a password. If you already have an account, you can sign in with your email address and password.



  • Enter your personal details. You need to enter your title, name, date of birth, gender, phone number and address. Make sure they match the details on your passport or driving licence and your proof of address.



  • Upload your photo and passport image. You need to upload a digital photo of yourself and a digital image of your passport that meet the TfL requirements. You can use the camera on your device or browse your files to select the images. You can also crop and rotate the images if needed.



  • Pay the Pay the 20 application fee. You need to enter your debit or credit card details and confirm that the card is registered at your address. You can also review your application details before you pay. Once you pay, you will receive an email confirmation with your application reference number.



  • Submit your application. Your application will be processed within one week. You will receive another email when your 60+ Oyster card is ready to be sent to you.



How to Apply by Post for a 60+ Oyster Card




What You Need to Apply by Post




To apply by post for a 60+ Oyster card, you need the following:


  • A verification letter. You need to print a verification letter from the TfL website that confirms your eligibility for a 60+ Oyster card. You need to sign and date the letter and include it with your application.



  • Proof of age and address. You need to provide photocopies of two documents that prove your age and address, such as a passport, driving licence, utility bill, bank statement, or council tax bill. The documents must be dated within the last three months and show the same name and address as your verification letter.



  • A passport-sized photo. You need to provide a passport-sized photo of yourself that meets the TfL photo standards. You need to write your name and date of birth on the back of the photo and attach it to the verification letter.



  • A cheque or postal order for 20. You need to pay the 20 application fee with a cheque or postal order made payable to "Transport for London". You need to write your name, address and phone number on the back of the cheque or postal order and attach it to the verification letter.



How to Complete the Postal Application Form




To complete the postal application form for a 60+ Oyster card, follow these steps:


  • Print the verification letter from the TfL website.



  • Sign and date the verification letter.



  • Attach your photo and proof of age and address to the verification letter.



  • Write your cheque or postal order for 20 and attach it to the verification letter.



  • Send your application to Transport for London, 60+ London Oyster photocard, PO Box 686, Exeter EX1 9NT.



How to Receive and Use Your 60+ Oyster Card




Once your application is approved, you will receive your 60+ Oyster card by post within two weeks. Here's how to receive and use your card:


Activate your card. Before you can use your card, you need


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