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Elementary School Students (including kindergartners) - less than .75 miles from home to school

Middle School Students  - less than 1.5 miles from home to school

High School Students - less than 2 miles from home to school

Bus Passes

The date to accept bus pass applications has been postponed until further notice. The physical Bus Pass Office will also remain closed. As we receive clearer direction from our Board we will announce when applications can be submitted and which routes will be available for the 2020-21 school year.

Bus Pass Application Process

1) Complete online application for each student

Must have student ID # and active email address to submit an application.

2) Submit payment

After receiving an approval email from Transportation, an invoice will be submitted to MySchoolBucks for credit card payments.  Please allow 8 hours for the invoice to appear.

Please Note: An account with MySchoolBucks must be created and the student's ID # linked to your account in order to view our transportation invoice.

NMUSD Transportation
Include student's name and ID # on memo line
Mailing Address: 2985 Bear Street, #D, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

3) Pick up official bus pass at the school site

The official bus pass will be sent to the school site for distribution - please allow 2  working days from time of payment.

Students who do not present their official bus pass or temporary bus pass email to the bus driver will be denied transportation.

Free/Reduced Bus Pass Requirements for Students Attending their Home School

To qualify for a free or reduced bus pass:

  1. Complete the online bus pass application
  2. Complete Supplemental Income Form
  3. Provide copies of income for all members of the household as follows: 

Last year's Federal Income Tax with proof of submission and W-2 form

                        Plus any of the following documents:

  • 2 mos worth of current bank statements
  • 2 mos worth of paystubs or pension (no more than 60 days old)
  • Notice of Action Letter (Welfare, Food Stamps or Medical) no more than 6 mos old
  • Unemployment Documentation
  • State Current Disability Documentation
  • Evidence of child support

Additional documents may be requested to determine eligibility. Mail-ins are not accepted.

Contact Us

2985 Bear Street, Building D
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Bus Pass Office Hours:
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Dispatch - Bus Status


Bus Pass Fees


  • Annual Round Trip      $360
  • Annual One Way         $190
  • Semester Round Trip  $190
  • Semester One Way     $100
  • Replacement Pass    $  10

Submit a check or money order or to pay using a credit or debit card, log into your MySchoolBucks account.

Refunds are not issued.  If student has moved out of the district, contact this office.