Lime Access Program

Lime Access is an affordable way to use Lime's rentable electric assist bikes in your city! Members receive a 50% discount on electric assist bikes and scooters in select cities

Prior to emailing the Access Team, please read Lime’s User Agreement and Privacy Policy as you will have to agree to it prior to using the service.

To enroll, go to

All that is needed to qualify is:

  1. Full Name
  2. Phone number to use for the Lime service
  3. Valid government-issued photo ID
  4. Proof of your eligibility of state or federal assistance programs like Food Stamps, a discounted utility bill, etc.

Once you have qualified for Lime Access, you will receive a Lime Access account and barcode, along with a PayNearMe payment code. You must go to these CVS or 7-Eleven locations to load money on your account. SEARCH FOR YOUR CITY TO FIND RESULTS. Make sure to:

  1. Show your PayNearMe code to the cashier to pay with cash or card
  2. Keep your receipt as proof of your payment

You can unlock bikes through the LimeBike phone application, or by texting a number provided to you once you are enrolled. You must be 18 or older to use an electric assist bike.

Any questions? Email us at:
Type of Service: 
Vehicle Type: 
Private Vehicle
Service Area: 
Bikes in Seattle and Bellevue; Scooters in Tacoma, Redmond, and Bothell
Service Days: 
Su, M, Tu, W, Th, F, Sa
Service Hours: 
Advance Notice Notes: 
Sign up with the program ahead of time, and set up your PayNearMe account to get started.
$5 for a 1 year PayNearMe membership. Ebikes cost 50 cents to unlock, 7 cents a minute to ride.for Adults
$5 for a 1 year PayNearMe membership. Ebikes cost 50 cents to unlock, 7 cents a minute to ride.for Seniors and people w/ disabilities
Discounts Available
50% on electric assist bikes and scooters.
Paratransit Eligibility Required: 
Door-to-Door Service

Approximate Service Area