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Back of ORCA LIFT card displaying expiration date

Is it time to renew your ORCA LIFT Card? Check the date on the back of your card to see when the discounted fare expires.

You can renew online or in person at the locations listed below.

If you have questions or need assistance please call 800-756-5437.

Get where you need to go. Pay a lot less to get there.

Now there's a more affordable way to get to work, school, shopping, day care or anywhere else you need to go. It's ORCA LIFT, a new, reduced transit fare that can help you get more out of your public transportation system. ORCA LIFT cards can be used for Metro buses for only $1.50 per trip, any time of the day.

Learn more from Metro's main ORCA LIFT website.

Once you qualify for the ORCA LIFT program, you'll receive an ORCA LIFT card registered to your name, with the same features every ORCA card has. You can load an E-purse value on your card to pay for trips one at a time, or load a discounted monthly pass that lets you take unlimited trips for an entire month. But what makes ORCA LIFT special is you have all the power and convenience of the ORCA card system at a fraction of the cost.

With the ORCA LIFT card, income-qualified riders can save up to 50 percent or more on:

  • Metro Transit buses
  • Kitsap Transit buses
  • Sound Transit Link light rail
  • Sound Transit Regional Express buses
  • Sounder Trains
  • King County Water Taxi
  • Seattle Streetcar

What to bring to verify your income:

  • If you already are enrolled in Washington Healthplanfinder, Apple Health, Washington Basic Food (EBT) or TANF, the enrollment expert can confirm your eligibility.
  • If you are in another defined benefits program, bring a letter or statement confirming that you're enrolled.
  • Paystubs for the last 30 days, tax returns (for self-employed only) and other documents can be used to verify your income.
  • You may also need to provide proof of household size.
  • See additional details from Metro

To qualify, a person's gross household income (before taxes are taken out) must be no more than 200 percent of the federal poverty level as established by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department as indicated in the chart below:

200%
Family size
Monthly
1
$2,010
2
$2,707
3
$3,403
4
$4,100
5
$4,797
6
$5,493
7
$6,190
8
$6,887
Each additional member
$697

Assistance provided by Public Health outreach workers and community-based partner agencies who also can help with health insurance and other programs.

To replace lost, stolen or damaged LIFT Cards, contact Metro Customer Service at 206-553-3000.


Enroll for health insurance and ORCA LIFT cards at multiple locations around King County

If applying for health insurance, you will need to know your birth date, social security number, and annual income before taxes and deductions. Legal immigrants will need to supply a passport, alien, or other immigration numbers.

Crossroads Shopping Center
15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98008

  • Mondays, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Special enrollment event: Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

East King Community Service Office (CSO)
805 156th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98007

  • Thursdays, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Eastgate Public Health Center
14350 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98007

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (except first Wednesday of the month, time is10:30 am to 6:00 pm)
  • Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Learn more about other services at this location

Northshore Public Health Center at Totem Lake
13030 121st Way NE, Suite 202, Kirkland, WA 98034


Renton Technical College
3000 NE 4th St, Renton, WA 98056

  • Every third Thursday of the month, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Together Center
16225 NE 87th St, Suite #A-8, Redmond, WA 98052
  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday per month, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
North Public Health Center
Meridian Center for Health

10521 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133

Shoreline City Hall
17500 Midvale Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133

  • Every Monday, Nov. 2017 - Jan. 2018 (excluding holidays), 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Shoreline Library
345
NE 175th St, Shoreline, WA 98155

  • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Auburn Public Health Center
901 Auburn Way N, Suite A, Auburn, WA 98002
Enter parking lot on 9th St. NE

  • Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 4:45 pm

Birch Creek Public Health Center
13111 SE 274th St, Kent, WA 98030

  • Mondays and Thursdays, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Children's Home Society
212 5th Ave., Kent, WA 98032
  • Mondays, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Enumclaw Plateau Ministries
1806 Cole St, Enumclaw, WA 98022

  • Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Federal Way Library
34200 1st Way S, Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Federal Way Public Health Center
33431 13th Place S, Federal Way, WA 98003

Global to Local
4040 S. 188th St., SeaTac WA 98188
Located at the Village at Angle Lake

  • Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Call Connection Desk at 206-816-3243 or 206-816-3266

Health Insurance Enrollment Center-Federal Way
1640 S. 318th P, Suite B, Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Friday, closed
  • Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, closed

Kent Public Health Center
25742 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98030
Located at the Kent Hill Plaza Shopping Center


Kona Kai Coffee
124 4th Ave S, #180, Kent, WA 98032

  • Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Renton Highlands Library
2801 NE 10th St, Renton, WA 98056
  • Monday, Dec. 14, 2017, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Renton Library
100 Mills Ave S, Renton, WA 98057

  • Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Renton Public Health Center
3201 NE 7th St, Renton, WA 98056
  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm (closed 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm) and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Star Coffee Restaurant
16005 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188

  • Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Friday, Jan. 11, 2018, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Tukwila Library
14380 Tukwila International Blvd, Tukwila, 98168
  • Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, 4:00 am to 7:00 pm

Vashon Library
17210 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA 98070

  • Every 4th Wednesday of the month, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Columbia Public Health Center
4400 37th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118


Downtown Public Health Center
2124 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121


El Centro de la Raza
2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
  • Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Franciscan Medical Clinic - Westwood
2511 SW Trenton St, Seattle, WA 98106
  • Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Gay City
Located in the back of Kaladi Brothers Coffee

517 E. Pike St., Seattle, WA 98122

  • Weekdays by appointment only; please email orca@gaycity.org or call 206-323-LGBT (206-323-5428)

Market Commons at Pike Place Market
1901 Western Ave, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98101
(Located at the SE corner of the new Marketfront)
  • Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Metro Seattle Office
Located next to Metro's Customer Service office on Jackson
201 S. Jackson, Seattle, WA 98104
  • Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Assistance available in English and Spanish

Millionaire Club Charity
2515 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
  • Every first Wednesday of the month, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

North Public Health Center
Meridian Center for Health

10521 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133

North Seattle College
Opportunity Center for Employment

9600 College Way N, Seattle, WA 98103
  • Mondays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed 1:00-2:00 for lunch)

North Seattle College CSO
9700 College Way N, Seattle, WA 98103
  • Mondays and Fridays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

North Seattle Family Center
2611 NE 125th St., Seattle, WA 98103
  • Tuesdays, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Queen Anne Helpline
311 W. McGraw St, Seattle, WA 98119
  • Every fourth Thursday of the month, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Retail Therapy
905 E. Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

  • Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Seattle Municipal Court
Court Resource Center, 2nd Floor
600 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

  • Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Skyway Library
12601 76th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178

  • Every 2nd Monday of the month (except holidays): 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

White Center Public Health Center
9934 8th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Apply for ORCA LIFT cards and enroll in health insurance at colleges and technical institutes

Bellevue College, Workforce Education Office, B31
3001 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007

  • Every Thursday, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Highline College
Food Services, Building 8

2400 S 240th St., Des Moines, WA 98198

  • Wednesdays, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lake Washington Institute of Technology
11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
  • Every second Thursday of the month, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

North Seattle College
Opportunity Center for Employment

9600 College Way N, Seattle, WA 98103
  • Mondays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed 1:00-2:00 for lunch)
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (No health insurance enrollment; ORCA Card only at these times)

North Seattle College CSO
9700 College Way N, Seattle, WA 98103
  • Mondays and Fridays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Renton Technical College
3000 NE 4th St, Renton, WA 98056

  • Every third Thursday of the month, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Seattle Central College
Student Support Programs Office, Rm. BE-3215
1701 Broadway, Seattle 98122

(Main Building take the elevator to 3rd floor)

  • Thursdays, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

South Seattle College
Worksource Office, Robert Smith Building
6000 16th Ave, Seattle 98106

  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

 

Tacoma Community College
Building 7, Career Center

6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98466

NOTE: Health care enrollment not offered at this location. Apply for an ORCA LIFT card only.

  • Thursdays, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Schedule is subject to change with school calendar. Call 206-960-1582 to confirm hours.
Apply for ORCA LIFT cards only (no health insurance enrollment) at regional locations

Bellevue Hopelink
14812 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98007

  • Every fourth Tuesday of the month, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Note: The schedule is subject to change with the Food Bank calendar. Call 206-445-5392 to confirm hours.

Compass Housing
77 S. Washington St., Seattle, WA 98104

  • Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

El Centro de la Raza
2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (closed for lunch, 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm)
  • Wednesday at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Multi-Service Centers

  • Various locations on Thursdays

Multi-Service Center in Federal Way
1200 S. 336th St, Federal Way, WA 98003

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Multi-Service Center in Kent
515 W. Harrison St, Suite 205, Kent, WA 98032

  • Tuesdays at 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

North Seattle College
Opportunity Center for Employment

9600 College Way N, Seattle, WA 98103

  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

North Seattle Public Health Dental Clinic
12359 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125

  • Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed for lunch from 12:00 to 1:00 pm)

Outlet Collection Auburn
(Indoors in front of the Burlington Coat Factory)

1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA 98001

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Redmond Hopelink
16725 Cleveland St, Redmond, WA 98052

  • Every first Wednesday of the month, 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm
  • Note: The schedule is subject to change with the Food Bank calendar. Call 206-445-5392 to confirm hours.

Shoreline Hopelink
14812 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133

  • Every third Wednesday of the month, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Note: The schedule is subject to change with the Food Bank calendar. Call 206-445-5392 to confirm hours.

Community Health Care's Hilltop Regional Health Center
1020 MLK Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)
  • NOTE: By appointment only by calling 253-597-3818. Ask to see a Navigator.

Eastside Community Health Clinic
1708 E. 44th St, Tacoma, WA 98404

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)
  • NOTE: By appointment only by calling 253-471-4553. Ask to see a Navigator.

Lakewood Community Health Clinic
10510 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98499

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)
  • NOTE: By appointment only by calling 253-589-7030. Ask to see a Navigator.

Parkland Community Health Clinic
11225 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA 98444

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)
  • NOTE: By appointment only by calling 253-536-2020. Ask to see a Navigator.

Spanaway Community Health Clinic
134 188th St. S, Spanaway, WA 98387

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)
  • NOTE: By appointment only by calling 253-847-2304. Ask to see a Navigator.

Alderwood CSO
20311 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036

  • Wednesdays at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm