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  • Proper Identification Required for Reduced Fares

    If you are 60 years and order, or disabled, you can take advantage of OC Bus reduced bus fares. However, effective October 8, 2017, you must show proper identification when purchasing and to the coach operator when boarding. Listed below are the acceptable types of identification cards and how to get them.

    For more information, or questions, please contact the Reduced Fare ID Department at 714-560-5596.

    • Proper Identification Required for Reduced Fares

      If you are 60 years and order, or disabled, you can take advantage of OC Bus reduced bus fares. However, effective October 8, 2017, you must show proper identification when purchasing and to the coach operator when boarding. Listed below are the acceptable types of identification cards and how to get them.

      For more information, or questions, please contact the Reduced Fare ID Department at 714-560-5596.

      Senior Reduced Fare ID Information and Application
      If you are 60 years or older, you can enjoy riding OC Bus using a reduced fare. You must show proper identification when purchasing and using a reduced fare. The following identification cards are acceptable:

      • Valid drivers license
      • California DMV identification card
      • Medicare card
      • OCTA Senior Reduced Fare ID

      How to Apply for an OCTA Senior Reduced Fare ID
      You can apply in person at the OCTA store, located at 600 S. Main Street, Orange, CA 92868 or use one of the convenient options below.

      • Online:  Apply online for an OCTA Senior Reduced Fare ID number. This number can be used on our mobile app, OC Bus Mobile Pay, or to purchase from OCTA through the website, by phone or by mail. You may also apply for a physical card, which will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days.
      • By Mail:  Download the application and send the completed application to:
        OCTA RFID / PO Box 14184 / Orange / California 92863-1584

             

      For an easy, convenient way to purchase and use your senior reduced fare, go mobile with OC Bus Mobile Pay.

    • Proper Identification Required for Reduced Fares

      People with disabilities can enjoy riding OC Bus using a reduced fare. You must show proper identification when purchasing and using a reduced fare. The following identification cards are acceptable:

      • OCTA Disabled Reduced Fare ID
      • OCTA ACCESS Reduced Fare ID
      • OCTA ACCESS PCA Reduced Fare ID
      • Medicare card
      • Service Connected Veteran ID
      • Braille Institute ID
      • Persons with disabilities cards from other transit agencies
      • Customer receipt for a DMV Disabled Person Placard

      How to Apply for an OCTA Disabled Reduced Fare ID

      Download the appropriate application:

      Use this form if you need a doctors authorization or are in a special education program.

           

      Use this form if you have one of the following acceptable reduced fare ID cards. Submit a copy of your photo ID along with a copy of the acceptable reduced fare ID with your application.

           

      • Medicare card (Red, White and Blue card)
      • Service Connected Veteran ID
      • Braille Institute ID
      • Persons with disabilities cards from other transit agencies
      • Customer receipt for a DMV Disabled Person Placard

      Mail completed application to:
      OCTA RFID / PO Box 14184 / Orange / California 92863-1584

      If you have any questions about the RFID process please call 714-560-5932.

      OC Bus Mobile

      For an easy, convenient way to purchase and use your senior reduced fare, go mobile with OC Bus Mobile Pay.

      For OCTA ACCESS approved clients riding the fixed-route buses. Call 714-560-5956.

    • 1. Medi-Cal State of California Benefits ID card
      2. Cal Optima health care card
      3. OCTA Reduced Fare Identification Eligibility approval form
      4. Social Security Benefits documentation paperwork
      5. Social Security Card
      6. Doctor's note
      7. Any other form not show or indicated above
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