ORCA Youth Card

The King County Metro ORCA youth card is available to youth age 6-18 and offers a discounted fare of $1.50 per trip. Cards are accepted on Community Transit, Everett Transit, King County Metro Transit, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit, and Sound Transit.

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)

How it works

A King County Metro ORCA youth card is available to youth aged 6-18. It allows you to pay only $1.50 for your trip including transferring to other services (within a 2 hour window) like Link light rail, Sound Transit buses, Community Transit and other participating agencies.

Note: If you are a Seattle Public Schools student, please see the ORCA Opportunity Section as you may be eligible for a free ORCA card.


  • You are between 6 to 18 years of age.

Stuff you'll need

  • Copy of your ID showing proof of age
  • $5 for the cost of the card


Call: (206) 553-3000

How to apply

ORCA Youth is offered through King County Metro. You can apply in-person or by mail by completing the online application form in advance:

Apply online:


Printable application form:

Printable application here

Apply by email:


Apply by mail:

ORCA Regional Mail Center, KSC TR-0108, 201 S Jackson St

Seattle, WA, 98104-3856

Apply by phone:


Apply in-person

Apply in person at King Street Center, 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).

Apply by fax: