Applying for a disabled person's bus pass

Profoundly or severely deaf (Category B)

The bus pass allows free off-peak travel on local buses throughout England for applicants with an eligible disability.

You will be eligible if

  • your hearing loss is severe or profound, i.e. greater than 70 dBHL, in both ears

Proving that you are eligible

You can do this by providing one of the following:

  • Letter/form from audiologist or audiological report/audiogram which demonstrate that you have hearing loss of more than 70 dBHL in both ears.

Full guidance and evidence form

Profoundly or severely deaf guidance and evidence form (Category B) [203.0 KB] [pdf]