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Taipei City Goverment

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What are the requirements and services of Taipei Card?


There is no requirement for applying for the “Taipei Card” (with the exception of selected social welfare card services).

 

Agency of Issuance

Type

Target

Service

Department of Social Welfare

Senior EasyCard (1)

Senior Citizens (age 65 and above) who are registered and reside in Taipei City for more than one year

Free bus ride for 60 “swipes” every month; after 60 “swipes” have been used up, 50% discount on bus and MRT rides

Senior EasyCard (2)

Senior Citizens (age 65 and above) who are registered and reside in Taipei City for less than one year; indigenous residents (age 55 and above) who are registered and resides in Taipei City

50% discount on bus and MRT rides

 

Department of Public Transportation

Charity EasyCard (1)

Individuals who reside in Taipei City for more than 1 year, possessing Disability Card issued by Department of Social Welfare.

Free bus ride up to 60 times per month (does not apply to rapid transit). 50% off on rides thereafter.

Charity EasyCard (2)

Individuals who reside in Taipei City for less than 1 year, possessing Disability Card.

50% off on rides.

Companion EasyCard

Individuals who accompany those who possess either Charity EasyCard (1) or Charity EasyCard (2).

50% off on rides if the card is used right after Charity EasyCard. Full fare otherwise.

Department of Health

The Second Generation Wellness Card

Individuals categorized under mid-low, low income, indigenous people, new immigrant and children under age of 6.

 

Offer monetary compensation for EasyCard points in order to promote health and to encourage citizens to participate in screenings. Citizens will have access to their screening data and will be able to conduct self-management.

Department of Education

e-Student Pass

Students of public university, high school, middle school and elementary school. Private institution may choose to adopt this program as well.

Student discount on public transit. Notification service for parents when their children arrive at/leave school.