Reduced local transport ticket / StadtTicket Bremen Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

The reduced local transport ticket / StadtTicket at a price of 25 euros per month for adults and free of charge for children and young people entitles the holder to use all buses, streetcars and regional trains on the VBN network within the territory of the municipality of Bremen.

The StadtTicket Bremen for adults is only valid together with a customer card. The number of the customer card must be transferred to the StadtTicket.

For children and young people aged 6 - under 18 years, a special Youth StadtTicket is issued by BSAG upon application. The applications are available at the social centers of the Office for Social Services and must be filled out, signed by the parent or guardian and accompanied by a passport photo. After verification and confirmation of eligibility, the applications are sent to BSAG. After the ticket has been issued, it will be sent by mail.

ATTENTION: Information about the StadtTicket Bremen for the period from 01.01.2022 - 31.03.2022

For the issuance or extension of the customer card required for the purchase of the StadtTicket for persons entitled to benefits according to SGB II (unemployment benefit II and social benefit), SGB XII and AsylbLG in the social centers of the Office for Social Services Bremen, the following regulations apply with regard to the effects of the Corona crisis in the period from 01.01.2022-31.03.2022:

  • All customer cards with a time limit of 12/31/2021 or later will initially continue to apply automatically until 03/31/2022.
  • Persons who do not yet have a customer card can only apply for one in the period up to 31.03.2022 in writing at the listed offices of the Office for Social Services, enclosing proof of their benefit entitlement and a passport photo. The customer cards will then be issued in the Office for Social Services and sent to the applicants.
  • Identity card or passport
  • Photograph,

    according to the photo sample board (http://www.bundesdruckerei.de/de/service/service_buerger/buerger_persdok/persdok_epassMstr.html)

  • Bremen Pass or other proof of entitlement to benefits
  • Proof of arrival or residence document ,

    with refugees

Preconditions

Eligible for the purchase of a reduced local transport ticket are persons who receive

  • Basic income support for job seekers (SGB II)
  • Social assistance (Chapter 3 SGB XII - Assistance for subsistence as well as Chapter 4 SGB XII - Basic security in old age or in case of reduction in earning capacity)
  • receive benefits according to the Asylum Seekers' Benefits Act, or
  • benefits according to § 6b BKGG - education and participation for recipients of child supplement and/or housing benefit
  • Sozialgesetzbuch II  
  • Sozialgesetzbuch XII (Zwölftes Buch)
  • Asylbewerberleistungsgesetz
  • Information zum StadtTicket Bremen ab 01.03.2016
  • Ticketinformation der BSAG zum StadtTicket Bremen
  • Sozialzentren des Amtes für Soziale Dienste Bremen

A VBN customer card is issued free of charge for adults at the social centres once eligibility has been checked.

The validity of the customer card corresponds to the validity of the "Bremen Pass" or the duration of the current benefit receipt. The customer card can then be used to purchase the discounted local transport ticket (StadtTicket) at all customer centres and all other VBN sales points.

For children and young people aged 6 - under 18, a special Youth StadtTicket is issued by BSAG on application. The applications are available at the social centres of the Office for Social Services and must be filled in, signed by the legal guardian and accompanied by a passport photo and handed in there. After checking and confirming eligibility, the applications are sent to BSAG. Once the ticket has been issued, it will be sent by post.

The application/renewal of the StadtTicket is also possible by authorized representatives. The authorized persons must present a corresponding power of attorney, their own identity card as well as the necessary proof of the entitlement of the person granting the power of attorney (Bremen passport, certificate of benefit receipt or benefit notice) as well as the customer card in case of extension.

The power of attorney must contain the following points:

  • Who is the grantor of power of attorney? - Name, address, date and place of birth.
  • Who is the authorized representative? - The proxy should also be named, address, date and place of birth.
  • What is being authorised? - Name of the specific task (application or extension StadtTicket). In addition, the power of attorney should be limited in time. Then it loses its effectiveness without having to be returned.
  • Signature: - The signatures of the person granting the power of attorney and the authorized person must also be included.

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