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National Entitlement Card

The National Entitlement Card (NEC) in Perth and Kinross gives access to the following services:

How do I apply for a National Entitlement Card?

Apply in person

You can apply in person at Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth where a photograph can be taken.  You should take all required proofs when you visit the office. 

Apply by application

If you would prefer to apply at your local Area office or Library or you are unable to provide proof of photograph and need a referee to verify your application.

Your Entitlement Card will not be issued directly. It can take up to 7-10 working days for your application form to be processed and for your card to be sent to your home address.

Required proofs

All applicants:

Disabled people eligibility:

What if I lose my card?

If you need to report a lost, stolen or damaged National Entitlement Card please telephone our Customer Service Centre on 01738 475000 or email

You do not need to complete another application form. A new card will be posted out and the lost, stolen or damaged card will be cancelled.