The Accord Card is Aberdeen City Council's smartcard (also known as a National Entitlement Card – or NEC). It is a multifunctional card that lets you access a wide range of services. Your Accord Card can be your bus pass, library card and you can also use it to pay for school meals and is provided to you free of charge.
The Accord Card can be used to provide:
- Free bus travel travel for anyone aged 5 to 21, 60 and over, and many disabled people.
- Access to cashless catering for pupils at all of Aberdeen City Council's secondary schools.
- Library membership across all of the city's libraries
- Access to the Young Scot information portal and proof of age
You can apply for or replace your NEC online, update your photograph or request a replacement card. If you've changed address or lost your card you can also do that online.
You can do all this at getyourNEC.Scot
‘GetYourNec’ provides an easy way to apply for or replace your card online. This is a service run by the Scottish Government’s Improvement Service, who work on behalf of all Scottish Councils. You can learn more about it on the Apply for Card and Find Out More pages on this website.