Am I Eligible for the Motability Scheme?

We have experts on hand at every one of our locations who can talk to you about eligibility and how the scheme works. Our team will also be able to tell you whether you're eligible for the Motability scheme but, before you contact us, you may wish to make a couple of simple checks to determine whether you will qualify for support.

If you’re currently receiving any of the following benefits or allowances. If you are it is likely that you will be eligible for the scheme:

  • The Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance (HRMC DLA)

The Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance is supplied by the Department for Work and Pensions and can cover the cost of a Motability lease agreement. Providing you receive this allowance, you just need to ensure that you have at least 12 months' award length remaining. The allowance is currently £56.75 per week. 

  • The Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

The Goverment has replaced the Disibility Living Allowance with the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). This means that, disabled people aged 16-64 who qualify for PIP can use their allowance to pay for a car under the Motability scheme in the same way as those who qualify to recieve DLA.

  • The War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS)

Veterans UK provide this allowance, currently totaling £63.40 per week. This can also be used to cover the cost of a Motability lease agreement.

  • The Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)

The Motability element of this relatively-recently introduced allowance currently stands at £56.75. Those who receive it are eligible to join the Motability scheme.

In addition to those receiving the benefits and allowances detailed above, others eligible for the scheme include parents, guardians or carers of children aged three or more who are currently receiving HRMC DLA. In order to be eligible, you must have at least 12 months left on your allowance award.​