Barcode TAP Cards

Buy and reload a barcode TAP card at hundreds of new locations across LA County.

Buying a TAP Card Just got Easier

Now, participating Walgreens and 7-Eleven stores can load Stored Value onto the new barcode TAP cards. Barcode TAP cards work just like regular TAP cards with more convenient Stored Value reloading options. Find a store near you.

  • Pick up a barcode TAP card from the on-shelf display.
  • At checkout, request your desired Stored Value amount* ($5 – $100).
  • Use your new card immediately.

* A one-time $2 TAP card issuance fee is applied.

Reload your Barcode TAP Card with Passes and Stored Value

  • Online at
  • By phone at 866.TAPTOGO
  • At over 450 TAP vendor locations
  • At a Metro Customer Center
  • At all TAP vending machines (TVM) located at Metro rail stations, Metro Silver Line and Metro Orange Line stations and at the El Monte Station
Barcode TAP card