School card: what it is and how to get it

A school card is a document that confirms that a student is attending school. It is essential for obtaining discounts and reductions, as well as for presentation when necessary.

What does a school card give you?

A school card gives you the right to the following discounts and reductions:

  • Free travel by public transport
  • Free admission to museums, theaters, cinemas, and other cultural institutions
  • Discounts on meals in the school canteen
  • Discounts on catering, transport, entertainment, and sports services

How to get a school card

To obtain a school card, you must submit an application to the school. The application must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • A copy of the child’s birth certificate
  • A copy of the passport of one parent
  • A copy of the child’s health insurance

A school card is issued for a period of one year.

How does a school card look?

A school card is a plastic card with a photo and personal data of the child. The card also contains information about the school the child attends.


A school card is an important document that gives the child a number of discounts and reductions. Therefore, it is important to submit an application for its obtaining in a timely manner.

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