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ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit

For Seniors 65+, Disabled, Medicare

Who is Eligible?

An ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) is available to:

  • People age 65 and older
  • People with disabilities
  • Medicare card holders

What does the ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit offer?

Permit holders are eligible for a reduced fare when they show their ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit.

The permit also offers:

  • a discounted ride on regular bus routes, Sound Transit trains throughout the Puget Sound region, and Washington State Ferries.
  • allows for a personal care attendant to ride free when traveling with a disabled customer if an attendant is approved as part of the application process.

How do I get a permit?

An ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) is free. Replacement for a lost or stolen card has a processing fee of $3. A completed application (including certification of eligibility) or proof of age is also required.

For more information or to receive an application, call or visit the Lynnwood Transit Center RideStore at (425) 348-2350 or Everett Station Customer Service at (425) 257-7777.

How to Use an ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit

The ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) is also an ORCA card which gives you the following payment options:

  • Present your ORCA card/Regional Reduced Fare Permit to the driver and pay the reduced fare in cash, or
  • Load your ORCA with E-purse and pay by tapping the ORCA card reader.

If you have an older permit, you can exchange it for an ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit at no cost.

How to Apply for a Reduced Fare Permit