How to buy an ORCA card

ORCA cards cost $5. Youth cards can only be purchased at an ORCA customer service office or through the mail. Proof of age is required such as school ID, birth certificate or passport.

Regional Reduced Fare Permit and ORCA LIFT cards are free. Replacement cards cost $3.

Once you have a card, you can add value between $5 and $300 on the card's E-purse value or a monthly pass.

There are many ways to get an adult ORCA card:



888-988-6722 / TTY Relay: 711

Ticket machines

Link light rail stations

Sounder train stations

Bellevue Transit Center, Burien Transit Center, Eastgate Park-and-Ride, Federal Way Transit Center and Northgate Transit Center

Retail outlets

Find the nearest retail location.

ORCA customer service offices

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

Pierce Transit253-581-8000 / TTY Relay: 711

Community Transit425-348-2350 / TTY Relay: 711

Everett Transit: 425-257-7777 / 425-257-7778 TTY Relay: 711

Kitsap Transit360-377-2877 / TTY Relay 711

By mail

Print the order form and mail to:
ORCA Regional Mail Center
KSC TR-0108
201 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104