You will get a Free Travel Pass automatically at age 66 if you are getting a pension from this Department and permanently live in the State.
If you are under age 66 and permanently live in the State, you will get a Free Travel Pass automatically when you are awarded an Invalidity Pension, Blind Pension, Disability Allowance or Carer’s Allowance .
In all other cases, you must apply for a Free Travel Pass by completing registration form FT 1. You can get a registration form:
on the Internet at www.welfare.ie
text to 51909 (see details on Page 16)
from your local Social Welfare Office
Send the completed form with any required documents to:
Free Travel Section Social Welfare Services College Road Sligo.
LoCall: 1890 500 000 (from the Republic of Ireland only) +353 71 915 7100 (from Northern Ireland or overseas)
Note The rates charged for the use of 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.