Guemes Island Ferry

County Engineer: Paul A. Randall-Grutter, P.E. Ferry Operations Manager: Rachel Rowe

Guemes Island Ferry
Disabled/Senior Ferry Ticket Information

Download the Senior/Disabled Application Packet (Pdf)

Cost:

Single trip Disabled/Senior Passenger $1.00
25 trip passenger Disabled/Senior punch card $23.00

Availability:

Single trip Car & Driver or passenger tickets are available at the Anacortes terminal office proir to salings.

Eligibility:

In order to receive the discounted Disabled/Senior rates, user must provide one of the following types of eligibility verification:

Disabled Driver/Passenger

1. Copy of current eligibility by the Veteran's Administration of having at least a 40% disability.
2. Regional ADA Paratransit card issued by a Regional Transit Authority.
3. Regional Reduced Fare Permit issued by a Regional Transit Authority*.
4. State of Washington issued Disabled Parking ID card, with photo identification.
5. Obvious disability. (i.e. wheelchair)
6. A completed Health Care Provider's Certificate of Eligibility on file. (Form can be provided to doctor by the County) This eligibility is good for one year unless the doctor certifies that the condition is permanent.

What is a Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP)?
A Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) is a card that allows seniors 65 and older or disabled persons to pay reduced fare on most Puget Sound area transit systems and the WA State Ferries.

How do I get a RRFP?
RRFPs can be obtained by filling out an application with your doctor and submitting it to Skagit Transit Customer Service Center located in Skagit Station on Kincaid Street in Mount Vernon. Costs are $3. If you are a senior 65 and older, you just show your ID and pay $3 at the Customer Service Center.

Senior Driver/Passenger - Over 65 years old

1. Driver's License
2. Passport
3. Other picture I.D. showing birth date.

In all other cases, proof of eligibility will need to be shown each time a ticket is purchased and/or used to insure that only those eligible for the discount are receiving it. Persons wishing to file a Health Care Provider's Certificate of Eligibility at the Public Works Main Office will be issued an ID card that can be used for proof of eligibility. A Puget Sound Regional Disability ID card, which can be purchased for $3 from Skagit Transit at their office located in Skagit Station on Kincaid Street in Mount Vernon, may also be used for proof of eligibility.

License plates and/or handicapped placards do not provide the proof that the driver of a vehicle is disabled and will not be accepted.

Download the Senior/Disabled Application Packet (Pdf)