Youth

Who is it for?

Card type

Youth – fares and passes at lower cost.

Who is it for?

Customers 6-18 years old.

Card price

$0 new card / $3 replacement

Availability
Online
App
In Person
Phone
Mail

Adding fares to your ORCA card

No matter the application method, there is no card fee for the first ORCA Youth card, and replacement cards are just $3.00 each.

Your ORCA Youth card gives you a reduced fare on certain transit systems in the Puget Sound region. ORCA Youth cards will also work on other ORCA transit agencies that don’t offer a reduced fare, but you ll need to pay the full fare.

Community Transit (Local/Swift)
$1.75
Community Transit (Commuter)
$3.00
Everett Transit
$1.50
King County Metro Buses
$1.50
King County Water Taxi
West Seattle
$3.75
Vashon Island
$4.50
Kitsap Transit Buses and Foot Ferries
$1.00
Kitsap Transit Fast Ferries
Eastbound
$1.00
Westbound
$5.00
Seattle Streetcar
$1.50
Seattle Monorail
$1.50
Sounder Trains
$1.50
Sound Transit Buses
$1.50
Sound Transit Link Light Rail
$1.50
Pierce Transit
$1.00
Washington State Ferries
$1.50

How and where to apply?

Online

myORCA.com with proof of age

By mail

Print and complete the application form and mail it to the ORCA Regional Mail Center along with a copy of the youth’s proof of age. For convenience, add additional money or a pass to this ORCA Youth card using the same application form. The physical ORCA card should arrive within 7-10 days. Call 206-553-3000 for assistance.

By phone

Call 888-988-6722 / TTY: 711, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m; closed weekends and holidays.

In person

Bring the youth or the youth’s proof of age documentation to the Metro Pass Sales Office. It is not necessary for youth to be present.

Proof of age

To prove age for youth 6 to 18 years of age, use one of the following:

  • Student ID
  • State ID or driver’s license
  • Birth certificate

Have questions? Call 206-553-3000 WA Relay: 711

Learn more about ORCA card programs

There’s a card for everyone.

View our program guide

Adults

ages 19-64

Check if your school or employer can help with costs

Adult ORCA
Full Cost

Youth

ages 6-18*

Check if your school can help with costs

Youth ORCA
Lower Cost

Low Income Households

See if you qualify
ORCA LIFT
Lower Cost

Seniors

ages 65+
Regional Reduced Fare Permit
Even Lower Cost

Disabilities or Medicare

Regional Reduced Fare Permit
Even Lower Cost

Certain State Benefit Programs

ABD, HEN, PWA, RCA, SSI, TANF, and SFA
Subsidized Annual Pass
No Cost