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Apply for a Merseylink Membership

Your information

You must fill in this section


Do you use any of the following?

Are you able to wear a seatbelt?

If you have answered “No” you must upload confirmation from your GP that you are exempt from wearing a seatbelt

Upload your photograph

Please make sure that your photograph meets our digital standards. If your photograph is unsuitable, your application may be delayed and cannot be processed until we receive a suitable photograph:

The passport style photo must be

  1. recent
  2. colour
  3. passport size
  4. showing your full face without a hat
  5. good quality
  6. taken against a white or pale background

Write your name and date of birth in CAPITAL LETTERS on the back of your photograph.

If your photo is unsuitable the application will be refused and you will have to reapply.

Drop your files here or click ‘Upload’


File types JPG or PDF only
Max size 10MB

Upload proof of where you live

You must be a permanent resident in the Merseyside area (in the local authority areas of Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens or Wirral). Click here to see if your address is within Merseyside. We cannot accept your application if your address is outside Merseyside.

You must provide photographic proof of your address to confirm that you are a permanent resident within the Merseyside area. It must be dated within the last 12 months. We will accept the following:

  • Council Tax Bill or
  • Utility Bill or
  • Bank Statement or
  • A similar bill which shows your name and address.

Drop your files here or click ‘Upload’


File types JPG or PDF only
Max size 10MB

Upload proof of your age / identity

To apply online you must be able to provide proof of age and photo identification. We only accept the following:

  • A copy of your passport clearly showing your photo or
  • A copy of your photo card driving licence or

  • A copy of your Identity Card or
  • A copy of your Asylum Card

Don’t have any of this information?

If you do not have any photographic proof of age, you will need to take your Birth Certificate and apply in person at one of our Merseytravel Centres. For details of all our locations and opening times please click here.

Drop your files here or click ‘Upload’


File types JPG or PDF only
Max size 10MB

Supporting evidence

Important: If you are providing a copy of your Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independent Payment (PIP) Letter as supporting information, then you must have 6 months remaining on your award.

Please provide copies of ALL pages of your PIP or DLA Award letter showing all points, scores, and length of your award.

Which type of supporting evidence will you provide?

Drop your files here or click ‘Upload’


File types JPG or PDF only
Max size 10MB

Click here to download a questionnaire which must be given to your GP or Consultant Psychiatrist to complete.

Download questionnaire

Declare and sign

I confirm the above information is correct and that I live in Merseyside. I agree that you can use my information to manage the Merseylink scheme and keep my details on file. I understand that if I provide false information, I may be prosecuted

I understand that I must keep to the safety rules. Merseytravel has the right to refuse to provide a trip to you or any person who is travelling with you, if you do not keep to these rules detailed within the Terms and Conditions of the scheme


By typing your name electronically in the signature box on this application form you agree, acknowledge and intend that this will constitute your signature for the purposes of this application.