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.|
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.