Watford taxi grant

Apply for a taxi grant

Licensed taxi drivers in Watford can apply for a maximum total of £1,100 as part of the council's support to business during the Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions.

Please use the table below to find your entitlement.

Did you receive a £500 grant between 1 Jan and 17 May? Completed Watford's Travel with Confidence training? Entitlement
Yes Yes You will automatically receive payments totalling £600 (£500 followed by £100). You do not need to reapply.
Yes No You will automatically receive a payment of £500. You do not need to reapply. If you complete Watford Council's Travel with Confidence scheme at a later date, you will automatically be paid a further £100.
No Yes Please apply to receive maximum payments totalling £1,100.
No No Please apply for a maximum payment of £1,000. If your application is successful and you complete Watford Council's Travel with Confidence scheme at a later date, you will automatically be paid a further £100.

Apply for a taxi grant

Drivers licensed by Watford Borough Council prior to 1 January 2021 may be entitled to £1,100. Drivers licensed between 1 January and 17 May may be entitled to a maximum of £600.

When making an application, you will need:

  • A document clearly showing your address and your bank details
  • Your driver badge number

Applications will be dealt with within 10 working days.  If you have any questions, please email our Taxi Licensing Team.

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