Gold Card

Types of Derbyshire Gold Cards

Gold Card is our travel, discount and library card for older people and people with certain disabilities.


What is Gold Card?

Gold Card allows you to travel free, off-peak on local buses throughout the whole of England, get discounts at around 1,000 shops and other local businesses and to borrow at all Derbyshire and Derby city libraries.

Gold Card holders can also use community transport dial-a-bus services. You will be charged a £1.50 flat-rate single fare (£3 return). It doesn't matter how far you travel on a dial-a-bus, the fare is the same.

Who can get a Gold Card?

You no longer receive a Gold Card automatically at the age of 60. Instead, the qualifying age is now linked to the state pension age.

To see when you will qualify for a Gold Card on age grounds. Check the State Pension age on the GOV.UK website (opens in a new window)

Older people will be issued with a blue-striped Gold card.

People with certain disabilities will be issued with an orange-striped Gold card.

Check if you qualify for a Gold Card

Apply for your Gold Card

Change of address

If you have changed your address since you were issued with your current Gold Card, you will need to let us know your new details.

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