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4_18@escola.tp Card

WHAT IS IT?

It's your new school pass  

Now you can get a pass to go from home to school and benefit from a discount on the purchase of the 4_18@escola.tp identification Card and the purchase of the monthly transport ticket that fits your travel between home and school on the Public Transport Operator in your area.

FOR WHOM?

All students aged 4 to 18 years inclusive, who don’t attend higher education, are not covered by the school transport established by Decree - Law No. 299/84 of September 5, and that:

  • are beneficiaries of Band "A" of School Social Action or,

  • are beneficiaries of Band "B" of School Social Action or,

  • are students of families that meet the criteria set forth in subparagraph c) of number 2 of 3-A article of Ordinance No. 272/2011, of September 23, as amended by Ordinance No. 36/2012 of February 8, (Social Pass+).

WHAT ARE THE DISCOUNTS?

The 4_18@escola.tp card will have the following discounts on combined passes and subscriptions in force:

  • 60% discount for students benefiting from Band "A" of School Social Action,
  • 25% discount for students beneficiaries from Band "B" of School Social Action,
  • 25% discount for students of families that meet the criteria set forth in subparagraph c) of number 2 of 3-A article of Ordinance No. 272/2011, of September 23, as amended by Ordinance No. 36/2012, of February 8, (Social Pass +).

WHICH ARE THE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATIONS COVERED?

All public passengers transport, by road, rail and river, nationally and, also municipal urban transport that may adhere to 4_18.

In the metropolitan area of ??Lisbon they are: Fertagus, Metro Transportes do Sul, Transportes Sul do Tejo, Transportes Coletivos do Barreiro, Transtejo, Soflusa, CP, Metropolitano de Lisboa, Carris, Rodoviária de Lisboa, Vimeca, Scotturb.

HOW TO REQUEST THE 4_18?

To have access to the discount of 4_18 is needed:

  • Obtain from the school, a 4_18Statement of Registration, confirming to the student's enrolment, in which it expressly stated that they do not benefit from the school transport established by Decree - Law No. 299/84 of September 5, as well as whether they are or not beneficiaries of the School Social Action and, if so, their Band;
  • Complete the request available from the transport companies, to request access to the benefit, or in the case of students covered by the Ordinance No. 272/2011, of September 23, the Request for Access to the Social Band +;

  • Deliver these documents for the 4_18@escola.tp card at the transport company. The card is valid for periods not exceeding four years, until the end of the month in which the student turns 19.

At the beginning of each school year, a new statement from the school and application to have access to the Social Band +must be shown to the transport operator,  so as to be entitled to the reductions offered by the 4_18@escola.tp card.

CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS

  • Childrens (4-6 years) that are enrolled in a school (pre-school) must submit the Registration Statement 4_18 from the school

  • Children (4-6 years) that aren´t enrolled in an educational establishment: can only be 4_18 card beneficiary if inserted in families that meet the criteria set forth in subparagraph c) of number 2 of article 3 - A of Ordinance No. 272 / 2011 of September 23, as amended by Ordinance No. 36/2012 of February 8, (Social Pass +)

HOW CAN I USE?

From the time the documents are delivered, the transport operator will issue your 4_18 card according to your urgency: within 10 business days if the request is normal, if you ask with urgency and upon payment of an emergency fee the card will be delivered the day after the request. (Note: Please consult the delivery conditions of each Operator).

To get access to the discount you will have to acquire a transportation ticket that will be loaded onto the card, upon mandatory presentation of the corresponding 4_18 card.

4_18 CARD ADVANTAGES

You can take trips without any limit of amount and any day of the week that you fancy, on the route for which your 4_18 card is valid.

RENEWING THE 4_18

Every year, from the beginning of the school year, you must submit, to the transport operator, a new Statement of Registration 4_18, from your school to have a new reduction provided by the 4_18, for another 12 months.


THE 4_18 AT FERTAGUS

4_18 Delivery Requisition

 

You can deliver the 4_18 card request (request + Statement of Registration 4_18) at any Fertagus Ticket Office if your request is normal (non-urgent) and it will be available at the Ticket Office from the 10th day after the requisition has been delivered.

Cost - 3,50€

If you have urgency in receiving the card, go to the Pragal Customer Office and then you can request the 4_18 card with urgency with the following conditions:

  • Delivered until 5:00 p.m. - The 4_18 card can be picked-up the next business day, at the Fertagus Ticket Office at the Pragal Station

  • Delivered after 5:00 p.m. - The 4_18 card can be picked-up on the 2nd business day, at the Fertagus Ticket Office at the Pragal Station
  • Delivered on Saturday/Sunday or Holiday - The 4_18 card can be picked-up on the 2nd business day, in the Fertagus Ticket Office of Pragal Station

Cost - 6,00€ (includes urgency fee)

 * Consult the Timetable of the Customer Office in this site on the window "Customer Support"

RENEWAL OF THE 4_18

You can only renew your 4_18 card at the Pragal Station Customer Support Office upon presentation of the card and the Statement of Registration "pass 4_18@escola.tp, issued by the school, duly signed and stamped with a seal, proving your enrolment. The renewal is made at that time.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO REQUEST THE 4_18 CARD 

  • Requisition duly completed, signed and with a passport photograph, recent, original, in color, blank background, bareheaded and without sunglasses (except in specific duly justified situations)

  •  "4_18@escola.tp pass" Statement of Registration issued by the school attended (own model), duly signed and stamped with a seal that proves your enrolment
  •  Identity card (EU citizens), Citizen Card, Passport or Driving License (National Citizens) or Residence Permit