These passes must allow unlimited travel within Canada on:

  • local buses;
  • streetcars;
  • subways;
  • commuter trains;
  • commuter buses;
  • local ferries.

You can also claim the cost of:

  • Short-term passes if:
    • each pass entitles you to unlimited travel for at least 5 consecutive days; and
    • you buy enough of these passes for unlimited travel for at least 20 days in any 28-day period.
  • Electronic payment cards if:
    • the card is used to make at least 32 one-way trips over a maximum of 31 consecutive days; and
    • the card is issued by a public transit authority that records and provides a receipt for the cost and usage of the card.


Ride/trip passes are not eligible for this credit as they do not provide for unlimited travel.

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