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Regional Reduced Fare Permit

The Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) simplifies travel for senior and disabled riders of public transportation around Puget Sound. Any eligible person may apply for a RRFP card at an ORCA walk-in center and obtain your first card at no charge.

ORCA walk-in centers:

King County Metro206-553-3000 / TTY Relay: 711

Pierce Transit253-581-8000 / TTY Relay: 711

Community Transit: 425-348-2350 / TTY Relay: 711

Everett Transit: 425-257-7777 / 425-257-7778 TTY

Senior RRFP cards can also be obtained by mailing the application to the ORCA walk-in center. Please include a photocopy of proof of age.

Permanent RRFP

To qualify you must:

  • be 65 years of age or older; or
  • be currently certified by the Veterans Administration at a 40 percent or greater disability level

Temporary RRFP

You can qualify if you:

  • are currently eligible for Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Social Security (SSI) due to a disability; or
  • have a valid Medicare card from the Social Security Administration; or
  • have a valid ADA paratransit card from outside the region; or
  • currently participate in a vocational career program with the Washington State Individual Education Program (IEP).
  • have a Washington Department of Licensing-issued disabled parking identification in conjunction with a government-issued photo identification

Permanent or Temporary RRFP (case-by-case)

To qualify you must:

  • have valid Regional ADA paratransit card; or
  • have an obvious physical impairment(s) meeting one or more of the medical criteria listed on the RRFP application; or
  • have certification from a Washington State licensed physician (MD), psychiatrist, psychologist, advanced registered nurse practitioner, physician assistant, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Osteopathic Physician or audiologist as meeting one or more of the medical conditions established for this program

Personal care attendant

One personal care attendant (PCA) can ride for free with a reduced-fare passenger; the PCA must get on and off with the reduced-fare passenger. The reduced-fare passenger must have an RRFP with ‘'PCA'' on the card.

How to apply

Download the application form.