How to get a Volvo Bus Pass in Bangalore

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BMTC provides the citizens with exhaustive range of monthly passes and student passes.

Why do you need to get a bus pass?

  1. A government recognizes this as an Identity Card like Voter’s ID card, Passport, PAN card etc.

  2. A government recognizes this as an Identity Card like Voter’s ID card, Passport, PAN card etc.

  3. A government recognizes this as an Identity Card like Voter’s ID card, Passport, PAN card etc.

What is the procedure for getting BMTC ID card?

  1. Carry a stamp size photo of yours.

  2. Go to Majestic Bus stand (It is also possible to get this done from Shantinagar from 1st to 6th of every month).

  3. Go to the bus pass counter, pay 1450 (For monthly pass) + 100 (for BMTC identity card).

  4. Get the identity card laminated from the next counter and you are good to go.

  5. ID card is valid for 4 years.

  6. For all subsequent months, you can get the new monthly pass directly from the conductor (no need to go to bus stand).

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What is the procedure for getting student pass?

  1. Free applications made available by BMTC at all its major Bus Stations and pass issue centers. Photocopies/downloaded printouts/ typed applications are all honoured.

  2. Only applications duly filled and attested by the Head of the Educational Institutions along with tuition fee receipt are accepted.

  3. From-To destination and change over place to be mentioned legibly.

  4. Production of tuition fee receipt for the current year for verification at the fee remittance counter is a must.

  5. Production of ID card issued by Education Institution necessary.

  6. Prescribed fee accepted only in cash. DD/Cheques etc are not honoured.

  7. In view of issue of ID cum pass with spot generated photo's, presence of the candidate is a must.

  8. All the above formalities need to be completed even at the time of renewal in case of 5 months pass holder.

NOTE: The counters function from 8 am to 5 pm on all working days and remain closed on Sundays and General Holidays. Obtaining of one time pass for the whole academic year is recommended to avoid inconvenience and multiple payment of service charge of Rs.70/- per pass issue.

Improperly filled applications, non-production of tuition fee receipt for the current year attracts rejection.

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What is the cost for acquiring a Volvo bus pass?

  • BMTC Vajra day pass (Gold day pass) costs Rs 90.
  • BMTC Vajra monthly pass costs Rs 1500/- if you use your own ID card(PAN card, voters card, company ID etc). This is called Volvo Friendly Pass.
  • If you have BMTC ID, Volvo Monthly Pass costs Rs 1450/- 
  • Monthly and day passes can be obtained directly from the Vajra conductor.
  • Note that none of these above passed are valid on Vaju Vajra Buses(Airport services). Airport services route can be identified with "BIA" in their route number.

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  • The airport buses (with route numbers starting with BIA) do not allow the Volvo Vajra(Gold) Pass. You need to buy a separate Rs2450/- pass for that.
  • Bus pass is valid only for that month, and available from the previous month 29th to current month 7th or so. One cannot buy a pass on the 22nd and use it till the next month 22nd.
  • Volvo passes are only on monthly basis. One will have to buy new passes every month end from the conductor. 
  • Volvo Vajra (Gold) passes are valid for ANY BMTC bus, EXCEPT the Airport Volvo services(BIA routes).

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Where to get the BMTC bus pass from?

The BMTC bus pass issue counters are given below:

·         Kempegowda Bus Station                                           

·         Vijayanagar Bus Statio

·         Neelasandra Bus Station                                             

·         Channammankere Accukattu

·         Shivajinagar Bus Station                                          

·         Chandra Layout BS

·         Hampinagar Bus Station                                            

·         BTM layout Bus station

·         Shanthinagar Bus Station                                      

·         Banashankari TTMC

·         Nandini Layout BS                                                    

·         Electronic city Depot-19

·         BMTC Indiranagar Depot                                       

·         K R Market

·         Nelamangala BS                                                         

·         Yeshwanthpura TTMC

·         Domlur Bus Station,                                                 

·         Kadugodi

·         Chowdeshwari Bus station (Mattikere)                  

·         BMTC Indiranagar Depot

·         Jeevanbhimanagar Bus Station,

·         Vidyaranyapura Bus Station

·         KR Puram Bus Station

·         Yelahanka 5th phase

·         Kalyanagar Bus Station

·         Rajajinagar 1st block

·         BMTC RT Nagar Depot

·         Malleshwaram Bus Station

·         Basaveshwaranagar Bus Station

·         Jayanagar TTMC 

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