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Elementary School Students (including kindergarteners) - 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

2019-2020 Bus Pass Application opens July 8, 2019.

2018-2019 Bus Pass Application PROCESS

1) Complete online application for each student.

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

 2) Submit payment.

After receiving approval email, submit payment.

Please Note: An account with MySchoolBucks must be created and student's ID # must be linked in order to pay online.

  • To mail or drop off check or money order:

Payable to:  NMUSD Transportation

Address: 2985 Bear Street, #D, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Include student's name and ID # on memo line.

3) Print Temporary Bus Pass.

Print or forward email with Temporary Bus Pass information to student.  Visit the school office for the official bus pass after 48 hours.


Free or Reduced Bus Pass Requirements

To qualify for a free or reduced bus pass, you must bring in copies of income documents for office approval.  Mail-ins not accepted.

       Steps to apply for Free or Reduced bus pass:

  1. Complete the online bus pass application
  2. Complete the Supplemental Income Form
  3. Visit the Transportation office and bring the completed Supplemental Income form along with  a copy of one of the following acceptable income documents for review:
  • 2 months worth of paystubs or pension (no more than 60 days old)
  • Letter from employer verifying income (must be on business letterhead)
  • Last year's Federal Income Tax Returns or W-2 form
  • AFDC (Welfare) Notice of Action
  • Unemployment Documentation
  • State Current Disability Documentation
  • Evidence of child support

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

Check or money order are accepted at the Bus Pass office.  Otherwise, to pay using a credit card, log into your MySchoolBucks account.

Bus Pass replacement

To replace a lost bus pass or make any changes, please remit a $10 check or money order to the Bus Pass office for a reprint.