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The Disabled Freedom Pass gives free travel on most public transport in London at any time.
Please note that there have been some recent changes to eligibility: see Who is Eligible.
See also: Freedom Passes for older people
You can use a Disabled Freedom Pass on most public transport in London at any time. Travel times on National Rail should be checked.
You can also travel free at certain times on local bus services anywhere in England, subject to satisfactory completion of certain criteria.
The pass is not valid on light railway, tram or train services outside London.
We are no longer funding Freedom Passes for people with a mental health disability who would not otherwise qualify for a statutory disabled persons’ Freedom Pass. We sent a letter to every Freedom Pass holder (25kB) to explain the changes.
You may be eligible for a Freedom Pass from Merton Council if you are an adult or a child, resident in the London Borough of Merton and you:
To be considered for a Freedom pass you need to download the Freedom Pass Application Form and post to us at the address below.
You can also choose to request a paper copy of the application form with a stamped addressed envelope by contacting the Disabled Freedom Pass Administrator below.
Please read through your application forms carefully and be sure to supply all the relevant documentation. Failure to do so will prevent your application being process quickly. If you have any questions or require assistance with filling in your application forms please contact us and we will be happy to help.
You must provide acceptable proof of residency and proof of identity.
The following documents are acceptable as proofs of identity:
The following documents are acceptable as proofs of residency:
Disabled Freedom Pass Administrator
Merton Civic Centre
Telephone: 020 8274 4901
Children's Freedom Pass Administrator
Cricket Green Polyclinic
4 Birches Close
Telephone: 020 8545 4200
This page was last updated on Wednesday 17 April 2013