3i-D card for young people aged 11 to 19


The 3i-D card has been developed by the Youth Cabinet, in partnership with CitizenCard, local bus operators and East Sussex County Council. The card is provided free by CitizenCard and provides:

  • Proof of age - PASS national form of proof of age ID for young people under 16 and 16 to 19 years of age.
  • Travel discounts - pay reduced fares in East Sussex bus travel discounts. See our bus travel discounts page for details.

How to apply online

  1. Do you live, study or work in East Sussex? Are you aged 11–19? If yes, then you are eligible to apply for a 3i-D Card. Please note you need to be training, working, studying or living in East Sussex to apply. This ID card is not intended for temporary travel or residency in East Sussex.
  2. You will need a unique organisation code (UOC) to apply online please see the section below for the codes.
  3. To apply please visit the 3i-D CitizenCard website.

Unique Organisation Codes (UOC)

If your school doesn’t show in the codes below you will need to complete a paper application form. Once approved by the school verifier applications can take up to 21 days to process, so speak to your bus operator about the best priced ticket in the meantime.

Unique Organisation Codes (UOC)
School/College Code
ARK Alexandra HEL4A0
Beacon Academy BEAC6E
Bennett Memorial BEN5C1
Bexhill Academy BEXE30
Bexhill College BEXA06
Cavendish School Paper apps
Chailey School CHA2AD
Claverham CC CLAAC5
Didac Eastbourne DIDA53
Eastbourne Academy Paper apps
East Sussex College SUS468
Hailsham CC HAI24D
Gildredge House GIL6E2
Hadlow College HAD231
Hastings Academy THEA25
Hazel Court School HAZ7A6
Heathfield CC HEA63F
Homewood School HOM62A
King’s Academy Ringmer RINA49
Lewes Old Grammar LEW054
Owlswick School OWL9EE
Peacehaven CS PEAEAD
Priory School PRI2E3
Ratton School RATCBC
Robertsbridge CC ROB9E6
Rye College Use library
Sackville School SAC4A0
Saxon Mount School Paper apps
Seaford Head School SEA4FE
Seahaven Academy SEA48F
St Catherine’s College STCFC8
St Leonard’s Academy THE7B5
St Mary’s School STM86B
The Turing School TURI74
Uckfield CTC UCK4C6
Uplands CC UPL80F
Vardean College VAR3A5
Willingdon CS WIL39C

Making a paper application

You should make a paper application if:

  • your school/college only accepts paper applications
  • you do not attend a listed school/college or you are working/training, then you can apply at an East Sussex library instead.

Download paper application (PDF)

Paper applications can take up to 28 days to process, so speak to your bus operator about the best priced ticket in the meantime.

Replacement 3i-D

To apply for a replacement 3i-D an applicant must pay £10 for a replacement card (no exemptions).

Replacement form (PDF)

Information for verifiers sending paper 3i-D applications.

Please see Guidance for verifiers sending 3i-D paper applications.

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