Public Transport Fare Concession Scheme

Service target groups

Elderly people aged 65 or above; Recipients under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA)  Scheme with 100% disabilities and/or recipients of Disability Allowance (DA) aged below 65.


Service description

Beneficiaries with personalised octopus with "Persons with Disabilities Status" printed with a photo can travel on designated public transport modes at $2 per trip any time.

- MTR: excluding Airport Express, first-class service on East Rail Line & East Rail Line services to/from Lo Wu, Lok Ma Chau and Racecourse Stations.

- Light rail

- Franchised Buses: excluding [A] routes to the airport and routes on a pre-booking and group hiring basis

- Ferries: excluding deluxe class service


How to Apply

Eligible persons with disabilities who have not yet obtained a Personalised Octopus with "Persons with Disabilities Status" may apply to MTR Corporation Limited for one or for encoding the "Persons with Disabilities Status" on an existing Personalised Octopus printed with a photo. Application forms for the above Personalised Octopus are available as follows:

  • Eligible persons with disabilities (including eligible children with disabilities aged below 12) who are new applicants of CSSA Scheme or DA: Upon approval of their CSSA/DA applications, the Social Welfare Department will mail the application forms with confirmation of applicants' eligibility to the eligible beneficiaries, their parents or guardians, as appropriate; and

  • Existing recipients of CSSA with 100% disabilities or recipients of DA (including eligible children with disabilities aged below 12): Please obtain the application form from MTR Customer Service Centres@


When completing the form, please refer to ‘Notes to All Applicant’ and the outline of the procedure at its back.

On completion, please return it and pay the Octopus deposit of $50 at one of the MTR Customer Service Centres@


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