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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

1) Complete online application for each student.

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

 2) Submit payment.

After receiving an approval email from Transportation, submit payment.  Please Note: Cash is no longer accepted.

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:

              Make check payable to: 
              NMUSD Transportation

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

                        Include student's name and ID # on memo line

3) Pick up official bus pass at school site.

Please visit the school site for the official bus pass beginning August 26, 2019, or print the temporary bus pass sent via email.

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

To guarantee transportation services on the first day of school, your application and payment must be received by August 5, 2019

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. Visit the Transportation office and bring in the completed Supplemental Income Form along with a copy of one of the following acceptable income documents for approval:
  • 2 months worth of paystubs or pension (no more than 60 days old)
  • Last year's Federal Income Tax Returns or W-2 form
  • Notice of Action Letter (Welfare, Food Stamps or Medical)
  • Unemployment Documentation
  • State Current Disability Documentation
  • Evidence of child support

Additional documents may be requested to determine eligibility.

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.