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.

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