Post-16 and college transport form

Apply for help with travel costs to college or sixth form.

  • This form will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
  • Please allow yourself enough time to complete this form in one session as there is not an option to save and come back to it later.
  • You will need to attach supporting evidence to this form by uploading it from the device you are using (such as computer or tablet).
  • The questions marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory and require an answer. You do not have to answer all of the other questions, but it would help us if you do.
  • We may be able to offer help to sixth form age students with special educational needs, who are attending a school or college in September 2016. Normally, you will have a Statement of Special Educational Needs, a Moving On Plan or a Post 16 Education, Health and Care Plan in order to be entitled to help.
  • We need information about the student and parent/carer so that we can check to see if they are eligible to receive assistance with post-16 and college transport.
  • You must make a new application each year.

Eligibility for assistance with travel expenses

Select 'Yes', 'No' or 'Unsure'.



A course is regarded as full-time when it consists of at least 540 planned hours a year. This might include non-qualification hours such as work experience which the provider has planned, organised and supervised.


Select 'Yes' or 'No'.


Select 'Yes' if your family receives one of the following qualifying benefits:

  • Child Tax Credit but not also working tax credit with an annual Inland Revenue assessed income below £16,190
  • Income based Job Seekers allowance
  • Income Support
  • Guaranteed element of state pension credit
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Maximum Level of Working Tax Credits (no reduction due to level of income)
  • Universal Credit


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