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Clipper Card Tutorial

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Clipper Card Tutorial


Part 1. Get a Clipper Card

You first need to get a Clipper card. You can get a Clipper card several ways. Currently the card is free if you use the order form on the WageWorks website. If you purchase the card directly from Clipper or a Clipper retailer, the card costs $3. (If you are a senior or have qualifying disabilities, you may be eligible for a free discount Clipper card. Visit for information.

  • Option 1: You can log into your account at WageWorks. Select “Enroll in Commuter” under the Dashboard menu and then select “Commuter Transit."  Finally select “Clipper” as the service provider. At the bottom of the page you will see “Don’t have a Clipper Card?” Click on that link for a PDF Clipper Card application. Follow the instructions to get a card.
  • Option 2: Go to, and click on the “Order a card online now” link. Follow the instructions, which will walk you through registering your card and setting up a My Clipper account.
  • Option 3: Call Clipper Customer Service to request a new card at 877-878-8883.


Registration Information

Please note it’s important that you register your card with Clipper. To register your Clipper card, please call Clipper Customer Service at 877-878-8883 or visit, click the "Register a card" link and follow the instructions. If you secured your card from, your card is already registered.

Once you have your Clipper card, you need to select the appropriate method of funding. Please note not all these options may apply to the plan your employer has set up with WageWorks.

Part 2. Fund Your Clipper Card

Ordering via Direct Load Process

Step 1: Log onto your account on

Step 2: Click on the "Commuter" link. Next, select "Enroll in Commuter" and then "Commuter Transit." Select "Clipper" as the service provider.

Step 3: Select the Clipper product you need. Please be sure to accurately enter your Clipper card serial number. It’s the 10 digit number on the bottom left corner of the back of the card.

Step 4: Complete your order.

When you complete your order you will be required to sign a terms and conditions box indicating you understand that there is a Clipper administration fee, which WageWorks will collect from you and pay to Clipper.

Timing - Your WageWorks order will be available to be loaded to your card by the 1st of the benefit month.

Your Clipper card balance will not reflect your WageWorks order until you use your card by tagging it to a card reader. You can view your card balance online at or by calling Clipper Customer Service at 877-878-8883.