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War Veteran Transit Pass Program

Cornwall Transit and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297 in Cornwall are pleased to present free, unlimited lifetime transit service to veterans. This program is a gesture of respect and acknowledgement of the personal sacrifice and commitment made by veterans to our community and country.

Who is eligible?
The free lifetime bus pass is open to Canadians and Allied Veterans who participated in active service during World War II, the Korean, Afghanistan and Vietnam Wars or Peacekeepers in areas of conflict that reside in the City of Cornwall.

The lifetime bus pass is non-transferable and the pass may be confiscated if used by another person. The pass consists of a photo ID.

How do I apply?
Cornwall Transit has established a partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297 to assist with processing applications.

Veterans are asked to fill out the War Veterans Transit Pass Program application form and mail, fax or drop it off along with a photocopy of your Certificate of Service and/or Discharge Papers to:

John McMartin Memorial, Branch No. 297
Branch Service Officers
415 Second Street West
Cornwall, Ontario
K6J 1H2
Tel: (613) 933-2362
Fax: (613) 933-1122

Application forms are available at the Legion.

Please allow up to 30 days for processing.

How will I receive my pass?
Cornwall Transit will notify you directly that your application has been verified and if you are eligible for a free transit pass. They will also advise you when can come to the Transit office (863 Second Street West) to have your picture taken and to pick up your pass.

What if I lose my bus pass?
If you lose your free transit pass, kindly contact Cornwall Transit at (613) 930-2636 and we will verify and replace the lost pass at no charge.