What Do You Do If You Lose Your Student MetroCard?

How do I file for a lost MetroCard?

To file a claim, visit the MetroCard eFix website at efixmetrocard.mtanyct.info and click on “Balance Protection Claim.” If your claim is successful, the MTA will refund the fare you paid to buy the card, proportionate to the amount of time you had left on the card..

Can I sell my MetroCard?

Selling MetroCard Swipes Remains Illegal, and a Way of Life – The New York Times.

Can a parent use a student MetroCard?

Only the student who receives the MetroCard in school is permitted to use it.

What is the maximum you can put on a MetroCard?

A MetroCard holder can spend up to $80 in one transaction and up to a total value of $100. Pay-Per-Ride MetroCards can also be filled with unlimited ride time in 7- or 30-day increments.

Will a replacement credit card have the same number?

A new card will typically have a different expiry date. A replacement credit card only has the same number as the card it’s replacing, if it’s being automatically replaced due to expiration (and then it has the same number but a different exp date).

Can MetroCards be tracked?

Every MetroCard has a number on the back that you can use to track your card. Typically this is done only when cards are lost or stolen, but if circumstances permit, the number can be used to track use of the card for other reasons by using an MTA Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request.

Does ordering a replacement card cancel the old one?

Most banks send you a new card just before the old card expires, so it is clear when the old card will stop working. There usually is only a month or two window where the old card will still work.

Does MTA give student discounts?

As a student with an MTA Student Transit ID card, you can pay a reduced Student Fare of just $1.30 per trip (with transfer privileges) when traveling to and from school.

How can I check my MetroCard balance at home?

Keep in mind that you cannot check your Metrocard balance online. Currently, the New York City Metrocard does not offer an online method for checking your card balance. If you need to access your balance, you’ll need to do so while at the subway station or using the bus.

Is there any validity of metro card?

In a relief to Metro commuters, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has restored the validity of the top-up made on its Contactless Smart card to 60 days from the recharge date.

Does CVV number change with new card?

As a matter of security, no two cards have the same CVV. If you sign up for a new credit card or replace an existing one, you’ll end up with a new code; the same applies if your current card expires and you receive a replacement. Even if your credit card number is exactly the same, you will still have a different CVV.

Can college students get reduced fare MetroCards?

Some NYC public school students receive reduced-fare MetroCards. These pupils don’t have a yellow bus service and live a certain distance from their schools. Students with these cards can only use them during certain hours. Unfortunately, college students aren’t eligible for those MetroCards.

How do I check my MetroCard balance online?

As of June 2015, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority does not offer a way to check MetroCard balances online. You also cannot add to your card online. Balance checks and adding money to the card must be done at a MetroCard vending machine or a subway station booth.

How long do MTA etix stay active?

60 daysMobile ticket validity periods are the same as paper tickets. For example, a One-Way ticket will be valid for 60 days or until used, and a weekly ticket will be valid from Saturday through Friday. In general, all other terms & conditions for paper tickets apply to mobile tickets as well. Any exceptions are noted.

How does Easy Pay MetroCard work?

EasyPay allows you to pay for rides automatically with a credit or debit card. Once you sign up, your MetroCard refills whenever the balance is low….Unlimited ride cards cannot be used on:PATH trains,Express buses.The JFK AirTrain.

Does a replacement card have the same number?

If you ask two credit cards from the same issuer, same bank, you’ll see that there are lots of numbers in common. And even some cards have the same number, reissued, when they expire. So, you have received the same number again. The account number is independent of the security of the account.

What do you do if you lose your MetroCard?

If your card is lost or stolen, simply call 511 or 718 330-1234 and follow the prompts until you get to the Balance Protection Program. Then, supply us with the number of the credit, debit, or ATM card you used to purchase your MetroCard.

Do college students get MetroCards?

Schools distribute MetroCards that let eligible students get to and from school and school-related activities for free.

Can I get a refund for my MetroCard?

A receipt for your refund will automatically be sent to the email address associated with your account and the funds will be returned to the credit/debit card used to purchase the ticket. If you need help with a refund, please call Customer Service at 511. Customers outside New York state can call 877-690-5114.

Do student MetroCards work on breaks?

The cards are standard issue, good from 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., for up to three trips a day, Monday – Friday. They will not work on weekends or national holidays, but they may work on local school holidays since the same cards are issued to private school students.

How long does it take to get a replacement MetroCard?

two/three weeksAllow two/three weeks to receive your replacement card.