Common questions

Can I put my ORCA card on my phone?

Can I put my ORCA card on my phone?

You can download the app for Android and iPhone and buy tickets directly using your credit card, debit card or cash. You can also buy tickets through Metro’s “Marketplace” site on your PC or desktop and have the tickets appear in the app on your mobile device.

Is Orca card on Apple wallet?

Open payment allows ORCA2 to accept contactless credit and debit cards issued by banks and mobile wallets on NFC-enabled devices. I used their own card, my contactless credit card, and Apple Pay. It’s nice to have the option of using something I already had in my wallet instead of having to purchase a separate card.

How do I add ORCA card to Apple wallet?

Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Scroll down and tap Wallet & Apple Pay. Tap Add Card, then tap Continue. Tap the name of the transit card you want to add.

Can Presto card be added to Apple wallet?

The function was previously available to Android users, but has now been rolled out to iPhones as well. Customers can also reload their Presto cards in the app using Google Wallet and Apple Pay. Only phones with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology will be able to take advantage of the feature.

Do ORCA cards expire?

Youth, LIFT, and temporary Disabled RRFP cards all have an expiration date. After that date they become an adult ORCA cards instead of reduced fare cards. When your reduced fare card expires, you’ll need to provide proof of ongoing eligibility to obtain a new reduced fare ORCA card.

How do I know if my ORCA card is active?

Go to and choose Version 3. Enter card information and view transaction history. Or call 1-855-518-3789. If you check your ORCA card balance and your value is “pending”; you successfully transferred funds and the funds will load when you next tap your ORCA card on a bus.

Can I use my ORCA card to pay for someone else?

All ORCA cards except LIFT can be used to pay for multiple riders traveling together. Your fare is based on your ORCA card type (adult, youth, or RRFP). All other companion fares will default to the adult rate unless they provide valid proof of eligibility for reduced rate. Multi-ride products cannot be used.

How do you pay with your phone on the bus?

With OMNY, you can use your own contactless card or smart device to make fare payments and enter the system. OMNY will combine fare payments and mobile ticketing across subways, buses, and commuter rail. Registering for an OMNY account gives you access to a secure, personalized dashboard.

Do Presto cards expire?

PRESTO cards no longer expire, even if there is an expiry date shown on the card (you may continue to use your card even after any indicated expiry date).

Can two people use an ORCA card?

All ORCA cards except LIFT can be used to pay for multiple riders traveling together. You must have E-purse value on your ORCA card to pay group fare. Then the driver will set the card reader to deduct the appropriate number and type of fares. You will pay for all riders with a single tap of your ORCA card.

Does ORCA card save money?

The ORCA card is a smart card that carries a transit pass or fare. It is the most convenient way to pay your fare on Everett Transit buses. Using an ORCA card may save you money, especially if you travel frequently by bus and make transfers.

Does ORCA card balance expire?

If your card is not tapped within 60 days of adding value online or by phone, the add value action will expire. To have that expired value reactivated on your ORCA card, call ORCA Customer Service at 888-988-6722 / TTY: 711.

How to use my ORCA card in the UK?

By bus, train & ferry – it’s the easy way to get there Works like cash or a pass Tracks different fares and transfers automatically Manage your card online with a My ORCA login Add value online, at ticket vending machines or at participating retailers Register to protect your card balance

What happens if I Cut my ORCA card?

If you cut, scratch, bend or punch a hole in the card you will damage the antenna and your ORCA card will not work. If you lose or damage your registered ORCA card you will be charged a replacement fee ($5 for adult or youth; $3 for RRFP or LIFT) to restore the value to a new card.

How much does it cost to get an ORCA Lift card?

A replacement card costs $5. A low income ORCA LIFT card requires photo ID and proof of income (household income less than 200% of federal poverty level). Card cost is $0. A replacement card costs $3. An ORCA LIFT card is registered when issued.

Where can I buy an orca transit card?

Buy all cards types at your local transit agency. Buy adult cards at participating retailers. Reduced fare proof of eligibility. Youth (age 6 to 18) requires proof of age. May be ordered by mail. Card cost is $5. Senior RRFP* (age 65 or older) requires proof of age. First card is free. Replacement card is $3. May be ordered by mail.