Honored Citizen Hop Card with Photo ID

The Honored Citizen Hop card with photo ID is a reduced fare for low-income riders, seniors, Medicare beneficiaries and riders with a mental or physical disability.

Honored Citizen CardFor low-income riders

Apply in-person at one of our community partner locations, then pick up your personalized Hop card from the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Square. Check eligibility and apply

For seniors 65 and older and Medicare beneficiaries

  1. Print and fill out the Honored Citizen Application Form. Or, call us at 503-962-2455 and we’ll mail one to you.
  2. Bring the completed application and a government-issued photo ID to the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square. We’ll take your photo and give you your personalized Hop card.
  3. You’re good to go: Simply load money on your card, then tap it on the Hop reader each time you board. Learn how to use and reload your Hop card

For riders with a verifiable mental or physical disability

  1. Print and fill out the Honored Citizen Application Form. Or, call us at 503-962-2455 and we’ll mail one to you.
  2. In addition to the application form, we require verification of your disability by one of the following:
    • A certified/licensed health care provider: Have your provider fill out the reverse side of the application form.
    • The Social Security Administration: Please get a Benefit Information Report or Benefit Verification Letter from your Social Security Administration office dated within the last three months, and include it with your completed application form.
    • A certified agency: Certified agencies include the Senior and Disabled Services Division, Commission for the Blind, Vocational Rehabilitation Division, a mental health agency, or the The Arc of Multnomah or Washington County. The application form requires a verification stamp from the agency, so please contact your agency representative for assistance.
    • The US Department of Veterans Affairs: Please get a Certification Letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs dated within the last three months verifying a disability, and include it with your completed application form.
    • Other transit agency: Include the name, city and state of the transit agency on your application form.
  3. Bring the completed application and required verification to the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square. We’ll take your photo and give you your personalized Hop card.
  4. You’re good to go: Simply load money on your card, then tap it on the Hop reader each time you board. Learn how to use and reload your Hop card

If you have questions about your eligibility or if you need more information, please contact us at accessible@trimet.org or 503-962-2455.