War Veteran Transit Pass Program 

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Brantford Transit phone: (519) 753-3847 email: transit@brantford.ca address: 64 Darling Street

Canadian or Allied Veterans are eligible for a FREE yearly transit bus pass.  This program is a gesture of respect and acknowledgement of the personal sacrifice and commitment made to our community and Canada.

Who is eligible?

The free yearly bus pass program is open to the following veterans:

  • Canadian and Allied Veterans who participated in active service during any war involving Canadian Soldiers and residing in the City of Brantford.
  • Canadian Memorial Cross (Silver Cross) recipients

Completed application forms must be submitted with a photocopy of either a Certificate of Service and/or Discharge Papers, or verification obtained through the Medals, Honours & Awards Department of Veteran Affairs (1-877-522-2122), for Memorial Cross recipients. Please note: Memorial Cross recipients, please allow up to 2-months to receive verification from Veteran Affairs, of your receipt of the Memorial Cross.

Completed forms may be mailed, faxed or dropped off to Brantford Transit:

Brantford Transit
64 Darling St.
Brantford, ON, N3T 6G6
Phone: 519-753-3847
Fax: 519-750-0491


Please allow up to 30 days for processing forms.

How will I receive my pass?

Brantford Transit will notify you directly that your application has been verified, that you are eligible for a free transit pass, and when you may pick up your pass at the Brantford Transit Terminal.  Your free yearly transit pass is valid for unlimited Brantford Transit service.

What if I lose my pass?

If you lose your free transit pass, kindly contact Brantford Transit at 519-756-5011. We will verify and replace the lost pass at $5.00.

Program Conditions

The following conditions apply to the War Veterans Transit Pass Program:

  • Pass is non-transferable.
  • Pass will have photo I.D. and a Poppy.
  • Pass should be replaced if damaged.  Please visit or contact our office
  • Pass may be confiscated if used by another person.

Please click on the pdf. document attached below for the application form.  Brochures and application forms can also be picked up at the downtown transit terminal, 64 Darling Street or at City Hall, 100 Wellington Square, between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

If you are having trouble opening the attached file, please e-mail transit@brantford.ca to have copies of the information sent directly to you or call 519-759-1350 ext. 2364 to speak with transit staff, about picking up a copy or having one mailed directly to you.

Please note that the new FREE Veterans Yearly pass applies to Brantford Transit only at this time. The pass is not valid for Operation Lift use.

Brantford Transit, 64 Darling Street, Brantford, Ontario 519-753-3847

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