Motability is a national charity that helps people with their mobility needs. The Motability Scheme allows people to lease a car using their government funded mobility allowance.
To lease a car from Motability, you must be receiving either –
- Higher Rate Mobility Component (HRMC) of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
- War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
You must have at least 12 months' award length remaining.
You do not need a licence, as you can nominate can nominate up to two drivers to drive the car.
If you opt for a lease agreement you do not need to drive. You can nominate up to two drivers who may be friends or relatives, and parents or carers can apply on behalf of a child aged three years and upwards.
Your nominated drivers must not have any serious driving convictions, disqualifications, or endorsements within the last five years. There are also some restrictions on drivers under 25, and provisional licence holders must be aged 21 or over.
Visit the Motability website (link opens in a new window)
General enquiries: 01279 635 999
Car and wheelchair and scooter schemes: 0845 456 4566
Text phone -
General enquiries: 01279 632 213
Car and Wheelchair and Scooter Schemes: 0845 675 0009