ORCA LIFT is a reduced transit fare program so you can get to where you need to go for less.

If you qualify, you can register a personal card that has the features every ORCA card has at almost half the cost to you.

Get the ORCA LIFT card

Eligibility is based on household income. Use the table below to see if you meet the income guidelines.

ORCA LIFT card - See if You Qualify
Household Size Monthly Income to Qualify*
1 $2,127
2 $2,873
3 $3,620
4 $4,367
5 $5,113
6 $5,860
7 $6,607
8 $7,354
Add'l +$747

*As of April 1st, 2020. Subject to change.

Find an enrollment location

Call the Family Health Hotline at 1-800-322-2588 or King County Metro Customer Service at 206-553-3000 to find your closest enrollment location. You will receive your ORCA LIFT card immediately after you register.

What to bring

  • Identification– Driver’s license (any state or county, photo ID from any state, county, or country, Armed services ID with photo, ID from any foreign consulate, Passport from any country, school photo ID, Tribal ID, US certificate of citizenship, naturalization (signature, photo) any other form of government issued ID issued by a government agency of any country.
  • If you do not have a government-issued photo ID, call Metro Customer Service or check King County Metro’s website for a list of acceptable documents.
  • Income verification– see below for ways to verify your income