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Apply to lease an accessible vehicle

The Accessible Vehicles and Equipment Scheme helps disabled people to lease a range of vehicles including:

  • cars
  • scooters
  • powered wheelchairs
  • specially adapted vehicles

How it works 

When you lease a vehicle through the scheme, it will be with our authorised provider, Motability Operations Ltd.

Social Security Scotland will help you pay the lease using all or part of either:

You can find more information about the scheme on the Motability website

Who can apply 

Adult Disability Payment pilot

You can only apply for Adult Disability Payment if you live in one of the pilot areas. Get more information on the Adult Disability Payment pilot.

If you do not live in one of the pilot areas and you get Disability Living Allowance, you may still be able to lease a vehicle. The Department for Work and Pensions offers the Motability Scheme.

Applying to lease a vehicle for yourself

You can apply to lease a vehicle yourself if you meet all of the following: 

Applying to lease a vehicle on someone’s behalf

You may be able to apply to lease a vehicle on behalf of someone else. 

This might be an option if you're either:

How to apply

To apply to lease a vehicle using the scheme, go to the Motability website where you can:

When visiting a dealership, you need to present your certificate of entitlement. You'll find this included in your decision award letter. 

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