The following people can fill out the MTS Application for Reduced Fare Short Form:
• People 60 years of age or older with picture ID with birth date. Acceptable forms of ID for proof of age are:
• Birth certificate
• Driver’s license
• State of California Senior ID
• Medicare card
• Immigration papers
• People with picture ID and the following forms of identification:
• Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Income(SSD)
• DMV Placard: proof of disabled placard or ID card issued by California Dept. of Motor Vehicles
Download/print a Short Form
Take the completed short form to The Transit Store on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to have your photograph taken and to receive your Reduced Fare Photo ID. The Transit Store is located at 102 Broadway, San Diego, 92101.
For persons with medical disabilities who do not have one of the qualifying identification cards necessary to complete the short form, a physician or a qualifying licensed health care professional must complete the Physician’s Statement of Medical Disability Eligibility portion of the application.
Download/print a Long Form
The form fully describes the qualifying disabilities and the type of licensed health care professional authorized to complete the certification.
You may return the completed application to:
DISABILITY ID CARD
Metropolitan Transit System
1255 Imperial Ave., Suite 1000
San Diego, CA 92101
MTS will notify you if your application is approved with 15 working days contingent upon verification by your physician or licensed health care provider. (To be notified via e-mail, please be sure to provide an e-mail address on page 2 of the long form application.)
Once your application is approved and notice is received, go to The Transit Store on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to have your photograph taken and to receive your Reduced Fare Photo ID. The Transit Store is located at 102 Broadway, San Diego, 92101.