Reduced Fares

Skagit Transit Reduced Fare Permit – Free

This permit can be temporary or permanent, and entitles qualified Paratransit customers, people 65 years of age and older, people with a Medicare card, and people with a disability to reduced fares on all Skagit Transit routes.

Review the Medical Eligibility requirements here: Document


Regional Reduced Fare Permit - $3.00

Sometimes called a senior or disabled bus pass, this permit can be temporary or permanent, and entitles people 65 years of age and older, people with a Medicare Card and people with a disability to reduced fares throughout the Puget Sound Region. This Region includes: Clallam Transit, Community Transit, Everett Transit, Intercity Transit, Jefferson Transit, King County Metro Transit, King County Water Taxi, Kitsap Transit, Mason Transit, Pierce County Ferries, Pierce Transit, Skagit Transit, Sound Transit, Washington State Ferries, and Whatcom Transportation Authority.

Review the Medical Eligibility requirements here: Document

APPLICATION PROCESS for Both Permits:

Step 1) Pick up an application for the type of permit you need from Customer Service at:

  • Skagit Station at 105 East Kincaid in Mount Vernon -or-
  • The Skagit Transit Business Office at 600 County Shop Lane in Burlington -or-
  • Call (360) 757-4433 or toll-free at (877) 584-7528 to have an application mailed to you -or-
  • You can download an application:
    • Skagit Transit Reduced Fare Permit: Document
    • Regional Reduced Fare Permit: Document

Step 2) Fill out the application and gather the necessary documentation. If applying for a Medical Disability, have a doctor fill out the medical certification included in the application.

Step 3) Bring the completed application, your identification and required documentation to:

  • The Customer Service window at Skagit Station, 105 East Kincaid Street, Mount Vernon. The office hours are Monday –Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. (Note - the office is closed from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for lunch) -or-
  • The Skagit Transit Business Office at 600 County Shop Lane in Burlington.  The office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Step 4)The Customer Service representative will review your application and ask for photo ID to be put on your Reduced Fare ID           card.  The process to create your ID card can take up to 15 minutes.

Step 5)Begin using your Reduced Fare Permit to purchase Fare Cards – at Skagit Station, the Skagit Transit Business Office or on the Bus.

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