Apply for a DC One Card
Standard and SmarTrip®-enabled DC One Cards are available from any DC One Card Service Center Location.
Requirements for students
DC Public School (DCPS) secondary students (grades 6-12) and DC Public Charter School students, the DC One Card is issued at your school.
If necessary, parents must accompany their Elementary School Students to one of the DC One Card Service Center Locations and follow the requirements for minors.
Requirements for minors
Requirements for seniors
Any citizen age 65 and older may receive a SmarTrip®-enabled DC One Card when applying for a DC One Card at a Customer Service Center.
In order to receive the card, seniors must provide Proof of Identity and Age and then simply agree to automatically register their Senior SmarTrip®-enabled DC One Card with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). This will protect their card if it malfunctions or is lost, stolen or damaged.
Steps before visiting a DC One Card Customer Service Center
- Fill out the online DC One Card Application
- Check Eligibility Requirements
- Prepare Proof of Identity Documentation: Proof of Identity, Proof of Relationship, and Proof of Residency