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Are you eligible for Passport to Leisure?

Available to residents within the City and County of Swansea.

Residents within the City and County of Swansea boundaries are eligible for Passport to Leisure providing they fall into one of the following categories:

  • Housing benefit
  • Council Tax Reduction (the means tested discount only, not other discounts or exemptions)
  • Income support
  • Income based job seekers allowance (JSA)
  • In receipt of income based employment support allowance
  • Guaranteed pension credit
  • Working tax credit and must hold a NHS tax credit exemption certificate / card
  • Child tax credit and must hold a NHS tax credit exemption certificate / card
  • A member of the NHS low income scheme and have a current HC2 certificate
  • A partner of someone who is claiming one of the above eligible benefits, living at the same address and included in their benefit claim
  • You are under 17 years of age, living at the same address and have a parent or guardian who is in receipt of one of the benefits above
  • You are aged between 17-19 years of age, in full time education (non-advanced) or enrolled on an approved training scheme and included (named) in your parents / guardians benefit claim
  • You are a young adult (under 20) in full time education or enrolled on an approved course and being supported by Social Services
  • Universal Credit - If your earnings in your last assessment period were:
    • £435 or less
    • £935 or less if you get an element for a child or have limited capability for work

If you are a foster parent or an asylum seeker you may also be eligible.  For advice on passport to leisure you can email PTL@swansea.gov.uk or telephone 01792 635353 between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday. 

If you need to hand in original documentation in support of a new or existing application or have a complex query that you would like to discuss face to face, our Contact Centre will be open from 28 April 2021 on an appointment only basis.  You may request an appointment and Book a contact centre appointment.

You will need to provide proof of the benefit you are claiming / or which you are named on, together with separate recent proof of your address, such as a recent Council Tax or utility bill. 

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