Senior Clipper Card

Adults 65 and over are eligible for a free Senior Clipper card. With a Senior Clipper card, you can receive discounts on monthly passes, ride books, tickets, cash value fares and transfers.

You will need one of the following to demonstrate your eligibility for a Senior Clipper card*:

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • State-issued identification card or driver’s license
  • Permanent resident card ("Green Card")
  • Matricula consular/consular identification card
  • SF City ID Card
  • Military identification card with date of birth
  • Medical benefit card with date of birth

* Clipper never asks for your Social Security number.

To apply for a card, download and complete the application. Be sure to identify which form of eligibility you are submitting and provide the document's number. You must send a copy of your eligibility document with your application. Only send photocopies. Do not send original documents.

You can submit your application by mail, email or fax. To get a card immediately, you can apply in person at a Clipper Customer Service Center or participating transit partner location (see in-person locations here).

Clipper Customer Service will mail your card directly to the address you provide on your application. Cards typically arrive within seven days.

Senior Clipper cards are automatically registered when they are issued. If your card is ever lost or stolen, contact Clipper Customer Service to obtain a new card and restore your balance. If you wish to set up an online account to manage your card, call Clipper Customer Service at 877.878.8883.

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