BC Bus Pass

The British Columbia provincial government offers a universal bus pass for low-income seniors and persons receiving disability assistance, providing unlimited access on any scheduled BC Transit bus.

To qualify for the reduced-cost BC Bus Pass Program, you must be living in an area served by BC Transit and meet one of these criteria.

BC Bus Pass Requirements – Low Income Seniors:

  • 60 years or older and the spouse of a person with the Person with Disabilities designation and are receiving disability assistance from the Province of British Columbia
  • 60 years or older and receiving income assistance from the Province of British Columbia
  • 60 years or older, living on a First Nations reserve and getting assistance from the band office
  • 65 years or older and would qualify for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) but does not meet the Canadian 10-year residency rule
  • Receiving Old Age Security (OAS) and the GIS
  • Receiving the federal spousal Allowance
  • Receiving the federal Allowance for the Survivor

BC Bus Pass Requirements – Persons Receiving Disability Assistance:

People receiving disability assistance will get an extra $52 each month for a new transportation supplement. This supplement is available to every individual with the persons with disabilities designation.

The new supplement can be used for an annual bus pass or for other transportation needs. People receiving disability assistance who would like to apply for a bus pass can contact the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.

For inquiries or application information:

Visit: BC Government Website
Call: 1-866-866-0800