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Free Road Tax for People with a Disability

Vehicles exempt from vehicle excise duty or road tax.

If you have a child aged three or over who qualifies for the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) mobility component at the higher rate, or receive
enhanced rate mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) you may be exempt from paying vehicle tax.

The following types of vehicle may be exempt from road tax:

  • Vehicles used by a disabled person
  • Disabled passenger vehicles
  • Vehicles used by organisations to transport disabled people
  • Mobility scooters, powered wheel chairs and invalid carriages

Please note: you still have to apply for a tax disc, even if you do not have to pay. For more information please see the GOV.UK website. 

Who to contact

GOV.UK website


Age Ranges
From 3 years to 18 years

Last updated: 25 Feb 2020