How do I add value to my SmarTrip card?


  1. Log in to your SmarTrip® online account.
  2. Select the card to which you want to add stored value or a pass.
  3. In the right menu under Online Purchases, click the link to either Add Value or Add Pass and follow the prompts to complete your order.

Do WMATA SmartBenefits expire?

Once SmartBenefits® are allocated to the employee’s SmartBenefits® account, such funds are non-refundable and never expire as long as the fare technology possessed by the employee is still accepted for use by WMATA to pay fares.

What is SmartBenefits transit rollover?

Employers designate the treatment of unused monthly benefits as either “Rollover” or “Non-Rollover”. Rollover allows unused benefits to accumulate in your associated SmarTrip® account. Unused Non-Rollover benefits are credited back to your employer.

What is stored value with smart SmarTrip card?

How much stored value can I add to my smart card from my online account? The maximum amount of stored value that may be added to your smart card in a 24-hour period is $300.00, but remember that the maximum amount that the CharmCard can hold is $200.00.

Does SmarTrip balance expire?

It will be added to your SmarTrip when you next swipe your card at a station. If you don’t swipe your SmarTrip within 30 days, “claiming” the funds, then the added money will expire.

Can you combine SmarTrip cards?

Yes, there is no limit to the number of cards you can associate with your account. To add an unregistered card online, login to your account, go to Manage Your SmarTrip Account, and Click Add a SmarTrip Card.

Can I sell my SmarTrip card?

“It is not illegal, but not something that we would recommend.” Lukas said she was not aware of any complaints about scams on resold SmarTrips. SmarTrip card sales –mostly inauguration versions — are also taking off on eBay. Some of the cards are selling for $20, with no mention of how much value is left on them.

Can I transfer value from one SmarTrip card to another?

You can use the online balance transfer process to transfer your balance to a new card or to request a new card be mailed to you with your remaining balance.

What are Wmata smart benefits?

SmartBenefits® is a fee-free way for employers to allow employees to commute tax free in DC, Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland.

Can you refund SmarTrip?

If you live outside of a 100-mile radius of the Baltimore or DC area, you may be eligible to request a refund of the value on your SmarTrip Card. Please contact SmarTrip Customer Service at 1-888-762-7874 to discuss.

Can you transfer value from one SmarTrip card to another?