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Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Other Help - I get the enhanced rate mobility of PIP, what else can I get?

What else you can get when you're getting Personal Independence Payment.

I get the enhanced rate mobility of PIP, what else can I get?

If you or your partner gets the enhanced rate mobility component of Personal Independence Payment, you could get the extra benefits and other help listed:

Motability

If you receive the enhanced rate of the mobility component, you can use it to lease an adapted car, scooter or wheelchair through the Motability scheme.

Getting your Motability car

You can find out more about how the scheme works on the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and the Scheme page of the Motability website or phone 0300 456 4566.

Losing your Motability car when your PIP claim is decided

If you do not qualify for the PIP enhanced rate mobility component, for example, when your award is reviewed or renewed, or you transfer from Disability Living Allowance, you may have to return your Motability vehicle. 

You can read more about what happens when you have to return a Motability vehicle on the Unsuccessful reassessment page of the Motability website

If you lose your Motability vehicle but you think you should qualify for the enhanced rate mobility component of PIP, make sure you read our How do I challenge a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) decision? page.

Car Tax exemption

If you are getting the enhanced rate of the mobility component, you can be exempt from vehicle tax. The exemption has to be for a vehicle that is used by or for you.

You can find out how to apply on the Financial help if you’re disabled: Vehicles and transport page of the gov.uk website.

Blue badge

You could get a Blue Badge to help you with parking if:

You can find out how to apply on the Financial help if you’re disabled: Vehicles and transport page of the gov.uk website.

Disabled person’s bus pass

You could get free bus travel in your local area if:

You can find out how to apply at your local council by entering your postcode on the Apply for a disabled person’s bus pass page of the gov.uk website.

 

Updated May 2017

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