Senior Reduced Fare ID Application

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Senior Reduced Fare ID Application

Fill out the application below to be considered for a reduced fare. You can choose to receive an email with a number that can be used in the OC Bus Mobile app only, which you can use immediately, or you can receive a physical card. The physical card will allow you to purchase paper passes from OCTA, on the bus or retail outlets throughout Orange County. Please allow 2-3 weeks delivery for physical cards.

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Date of Birth: *
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You must be 60 years and older to qualify for an OCTA Senior Reduced Fare ID. Please provide acceptable verification document showing you are at least 60 years of age. Note: Document must clearly show your name, birthdate and photo. Below is a list of acceptable verification documents:
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driver’s license or identification card
  • Passport showing vital information and photo
  • Birth certificate with photo (see photo guidelines below)
  • Medicare Identification Card (see photo guidelines below)
  • Other government issued identification (see photo guidelines below)
Upload document: *
upload file MUST be BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG or PDF format and file size is less than 1MB
A recent photograph is required to complete your application if you are submitting a non-photo from of eligibility (medicare identification card or other government issued identifiction) or if you are requesting a physical card.
Photos must adhere to the following guidelines. Applications with photos that do not adhere to these guidelines will be denied.
  • Full face only, similar to a passport photo
  • No hats or sunglasses
  • Must use a plain white or off-white background only
  • A high resolution, color photograph is required
Upload photo: *
upload file MUST be BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG or PDF format and file size is less than 1MB

By submitting this form I understand that I may lose the use of my Senior Reduced Fare ID if I misuse the card, or do not abide by the conditions of the OCTA Senior Reduced Fare ID Program.

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The Orange County Transportation Authority reserves the right to make final determination of eligibility for Senior Reduced Fare Identification Cards. The applications are for internal use only and will not be subject to public review. It is understood that the issuance of the Senior Citizen Identification Card is for the purpose of identification on the fixed route bus system and is not transferrable. Should an application for the Senior Reduced Fare Identification Card be denied, the applicant must submit a written appeal within 14 days of denial letter date, requesting a review and reconsideration of the application.

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