Introduction:

The blind and visually impaired are entitled to complete exemption bus fare payment
Escorts to the blind and visually impaired are entitled to a 50% discount on the cost of travel.
For more information on rights entitled to the blind and visually impaired and their family members see the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services website


The blind and visually impaired are entitled to complete exemption from bus fare payment.

  • Those accompanying the blind and visually impaired are entitled to a 50% discount on the cost of travel.
  • The discounts are provided by all bus companies who have an operating license from the transportation commissioner.

Who is Eligible?

How to Claim It?

  • The exemption is given only to travelers in possession of a personal bus pass (rav kav).
  • Bring your I.D. (teudat zehut) and certificate of blindness/visual impairment to a bus pass (rav kav) issuing station.
  • After presenting the identifying documents, a bus pass (rav kav) will be issued with a description of the recipient. The card, which is personal and permanent, allows free travel on the bus.
  • The half-price ticket for an escort should be purchased when getting onto the bus.

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