• 3i-D card

    • The 3-iD card has been developed by the Youth Cabinet, in partnership with CitizenCard, local bus operators and East Sussex County Council.

      The card is provided free by Citizencard and provides:

      Proof of age - PASS national form of proof of age ID

      Travel discounts - pay reduced fares in East Sussex bus travel discounts.  See our bus travel discounts page for details.

      How to apply online

      1. Do you live, study or work in East Sussex? Are you aged 11-19?

      If yes, then you are eligible to apply for a 3i-D Card.

      Please note you need to be training, working, studying or living in East Sussex for at least one year to apply.

      2. You will need a unique code to apply online please see the section below for the codes. 

      3. To apply see the 3i-D Citizencard website.

      Once approved by the school verifier applications can take up to 21 days to process, so speak to your bus operator about the best priced ticket in the meantime.

      Unique Organisation Codes

      If your school doesn't show in the codes below you will need to complete a paper application form.

      School/College Code
      ARK Alexandra HEL4A0
      Beacon Academy BEAC6E
      Bennett Memorial BEN5C1
      Bexhill Academy BEXE30
      Bexhill College BEXA06
      Causeway School THECD8
      Cavendish School Paper apps
      Chailey School CHA2AD
      Claverham CC CLAAC5
      Didac Eastbourne DIDA53
      Eastbourne Academy Paper apps
      East Sussex College SUS468
      Hailsham CC HAI24D
      Gildredge House GIL6E2
      Hadlow College HAD231
      Hastings Academy THEA25
      Hazel Court School HAZ7A6
      Heathfield CC HEA63F
      Homewood School HOM62A
      King’s Academy Ringmer RINA49
      Lewes Old Grammar LEW054
      Moira House Paper apps
      Northbrook College Paper apps
      Owlswick School OWL9EE
      Peacehaven CS PEAEAD
      Priory School PRI2E3
      Ratton School RATCBC
      Robertsbridge CC Paper apps
      Rye College Use library
      Sackville School SAC4A0
      Saxon Mount School Paper apps
      Seaford Head School SEA4FE
      Seahaven Academy SEA48F
      St Catherine’s College STCFC8
      St Leonard’s Academy THE7B5
      St Mary’s School STM86B
      Uckfield CTC UCK4C6
      Uplands CC UPL80F
      UTC Harbourside UTC423
      Vardean College VAR3A5
      West Kent College WES93A
      Willingdon CS WIL39C

      Making a paper application

      You should make a paper application if:

      • your school/college only accepts paper applications
      • you do not attend a listed school/college or you are working/training, then you can apply at an East Sussex library instead.

      Download paper application

      Paper applications can take up to 28 days to process, so speak to your bus operator about the best priced ticket in the meantime.

      Replacement 3i-D

      To apply for a replacement 3i-D an applicant must pay £10 for a replacement card (no exemptions).

      Replacement form