The application form for OC Transpo's new EquiPass is now available.
application form for OC Transpo's new EquiPass, an affordable monthly
transit pass that provides a lower-priced transit option for those who
live on low incomes, is now available.|
The EquiPass is priced at $57 per month, a 50 per cent discount from the adult monthly pass, and will be available for use starting April 1, 2017. It is available to individuals and families whose income is below the low-income threshold, which is set by the Government of Canada.
There are three steps to follow to get an EquiPass.
Step 1 – Apply
Application forms must be filled out and submitted for processing.
You can get an EquiPass application form:
For a full list of locations, visit octranspo.com.
You can only submit your application form:
Attn: EquiPass Applications
925 Belfast Road
Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z4
Applicants will receive a letter advising them of the status of their application within three weeks.
Step 2 – Set your discount
Bring your approval letter to any OC Transpo Customer Service Centre. A Customer Service Representative will set the EquiPass discount on a registered Presto card. If you don't already have a Presto card, you'll need to buy one for $6.
Step 3 – Buy
Purchase your monthly EquiPass:
You can also set up an AutoRenew contract, where your EquiPass will load automatically each month. More information on AutoRenew is available on prestocard.ca.
The EquiPass is not transferable and can only be used by the approved customer on the registered Presto card.
Approval times and expiry dates
The EquiPass is not available to certain individuals for the following reasons:
For more information on EquiPass, please visit octranspo.com.