Can I get a Motability car if I have sight loss?

If you've got sight loss you can still get a Motability vehicle and choose someone else to drive it. You can choose up to 2 people to drive on your behalf.

You can get a Motability car or vehicle if you’ve been awarded:

  • the higher rate mobility component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with at least 12 months award length remaining
  • the enhanced rate mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) with at least 12 months award length remaining
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP) with at least 12 months award length remaining
  • War Pensioners Mobility Supplement (WPMS) with at least 12 months award length remaining

As well as the car, you’ll get:

  • insurance, including tyre and windscreen replacement cover
  • breakdown cover
  • vehicle tax.

To fnd out more or to find a Motability dealer:

If you’re moving from DLA to PIP and don’t qualify for the enhanced rate mobility component after you’ve been reassessed, you’ll have to return your vehicle.

For further information and advice please contact our Helpline:

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