Your Reading Passport

Your Reading Passport is discount card available free of charge to all residents of Reading who are over three years old (under 16s need to get a parent or guardian to sign the application form). 

It offers discounts on:

  • sport and leisure activities at Council centres
  • selected shows and events
  • Reading Museum's Mosaic gift shop and children's activities
  • DVD, video and CD hire at Reading libraries
  • allotments

If you are over 60 years old, have a disability or are on a low income, you may be eligible for some free or more discounted activities with a concessionary Your Reading Passport.


Complete a Your Reading Passport application. This will be processed and verified, and a virtual passport will be issued to you within 24 hours. You will need to upload photographs of the following evidence:

Proof of address:

  • driving licence
  • recent bank statement or credit card bill
  • building society book
  • recent gas, electric, water or telephone bill

If you are applying for a concessionary pass, you will also need to supply additional documents:

  • proof that you are over 60 and retired/unemployed (for example, pension book, bus pass)
  • proof of disability (for example, disabled bus pass, doctor's letter)
  • proof of low income (for example, proof of housing benefit, working tax credits, child tax credit)

Using the Your Reading Passport

You can use your passport either virtually, by showing it to a member of staff on a smartphone, or by printing out a copy. The card-based Your Reading Passport will still be accepted at all relevant venues until the expiry date shown on the card.

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