A Concessionary Travel Card allows citizens over the age of 60 to travel on public transport free of charge or at a discounted rate. Large volumes of concessionary travel cards are processed daily via:
As part of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme, people over 60 can apply for a concessionary travel card in person or by post.
With the huge number of applications comes the threat and potential risk of fraud. Moving the application online also causes risk. There is a requirement to provide electronic identity and age eligibility checks to verify the citizen's details within new online concessionary travel card applications.