Do I have to tap even if I have a Hop day pass or month pass? January 15, 2020 18:25 Updated Yes, even if you have a day or month pass, you still need to tap every time you board. With Hop, your tap is your proof of payment. Related articles Do I have to tap every time I board? Even on MAX or WES? If I’m with my family or a group, can I pay for more than one riders’ fare with my card? How do passes work with Hop? Can I buy a week or month pass? How, when and where do I tap with my phone? How do I pay with my phone?