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Free Muni Application

Please complete the form below to apply for the Free Muni Program

Youth no longer need to apply for Free Muni. Effective August 15, 2021 the Free Muni program will be extended to all youth under the age of 19. No application or proof of payment/Clipper card will be required to ride Muni vehicles with the exception of Cable Cars. Simply get on the bus and ride.

If you are a youth who rides cable car regularly then please complete the form below and we will send you a special Clipper card for cable car rides. 

 

Apply for the Free Muni Program

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* There is no need to re-apply if you are have already been in enrolled in the Free MUNI program *


Effective August 15, 2021 - All youth 18 and under can ride regular Muni service for free without proof of payment. No need to submit an application. Just board and go. This form is only required for youth who live in San Francisco who wish to use Cable Car service for regular travel.


Answer these questions to find the right form




We Apologize
Free MUNI for disabled patrons can only be applied for with a valid RTC Clipper card and we are unable to issue you one through this service. Click here for more information.
Please Note

Lost/Stolen RTC cards: Visit the SFMTA RTC Discount ID Office, 27A Van Ness Avenue (at Market), San Francisco, CA 94102 to fill out a replacement card form.  A $5 fee applies to all replacement cards.  Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To continue with application you will need to upload a photocopy or picture of a proof of age document (see next page)
What is an RTC Card?
RTC is short for 'Regional Transit Connection'. RTC Clipper Cards are issued by RTC office. RTC Clipper Cards have both a Clipper Serial Number (CSN) and an RTC Number.

If you apply for Free Muni with an Adult Clipper Card, your application will be rejected.
RTC Card Info
How to identify a Senior Clipper Card
A Senior Clipper Card is primarily white instead of blue and says 'Senior' on one side of it. Proof of Age must be shown at the time of purchase in order to be issued a Senior Clipper Card.

If you apply for Free Muni with an Adult Clipper Card, your application will be rejected.
Senior Clipper Card Info
How to identify a Youth Clipper Card
Youth Clipper Info

A registered Youth Clipper Card is obtained from Clipper, SFMTA, or any Bay Area Transit Agency sales location and would have required you to submit a copy of a document to verify proof of age (passport, birth certificate, etc.). Clipper Cards obtained from ticket vending machines, Walgreen’s or other sales locations are not Youth Clipper Cards and are not accepted for this program.


If you apply for Free Muni with an Adult Clipper Card, your application will be rejected.
Please Note

If your Clipper card has been lost or stolen please contact the Clipper Customer Service Center (1.877.878.8883)

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Applicant Information

If you are submitting this application on behalf of another person, please provide their information in the fields below








City Free Muni is only available for San Francisco residents
San Francisco
State
California




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Free MUNI Details

8 digit code printed on the front of your RTC Card.


10 digit number printed on the back of your Clipper Card.







Proof of Age
Applying without a Clipper Card will take 7-14 days for us to process your request and requires upload of a photocopy or picture of one of the following:

* State Issued ID Card or Driver's License
* Birth Certificate
* SF City ID Card
* Alien Registration/Permanent Resident Card
* Passport

Both name and age must be visible in the attached image.


All documents will be deleted from our system once your application is reviewed.

      

If your application is accepted, your last transit citation issued within 30 days of enrollment is eligible for dismissal. Please provide a citation or ID number from the citation so that we may review your record.