Taxicard for disabled people

If you qualify, you could get subsidised taxi travel.

Journey costs with a Taxicard

With a Taxicard you only have to pay the first £2.50 of a taxi journey.

After that, your travel is free up to a maximum of £10.80 to £13.30 (depending on the time of day)

You can use this for a maximum of 104 journeys a year.

Read more about journey costs on the London Councils website

How to qualify

To get a Taxicard if you need to:

  • get the higher rate mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance
  • score eight points or more for the moving around activity part of Personal Independence Payment
  • be registered severely sight impaired or blind (not partially sighted)
  • receive War Pension Mobility Supplement

You could also qualify if you have:

  • a long term disability which affects your ability to use public transport
  • a child under three who requires bulky medical equipment that’s difficult to carry

How to apply

Download and print this form

Download Taxicard application form

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Application form for taxicard scheme - audio version

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Taxicard application guidance - audio version

 

 

Complete the form and sent it to:

London Councils
Taxicard
59½ Southwark Street
London, SE1 0AL

The Taxicard costs £10. 

Your application will take six to eight weeks to process. It can take longer if extra information is needed.

Lost or stolen Taxicards

If you need a replacement Taxicard, telephone this number immediately 0207 934 9791

Further information

To learn more about Taxicards, see the London Councils website

It'll tell you everything you need to know about applying, eligibility and using a Taxicard.

Contact

Telephone 020 7934 9791

Email taxicard@londoncouncils.gov.uk

Useful links

AccessAble (formerly DisabledGo) - access information for facilities and venues in Hounslow

Dial-a-ride - free bookable transport scheme

Blue Badge Disabled Parking Permit Scheme

Shopmobility - Hounslow Community Transport

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