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    Travel concessions for City of London

From a Freedom Pass for older people to City of London Red Badges for disabled drivers, there are a number of subsidised travel services available to people with a range of mobility difficulties who live or work within the City of London.

Freedom Pass

    Freedom Pass

The Freedom Pass offers free travel for older and disabled people on almost all public transport in London.

How to apply

Older persons

For an older persons' Freedom pass, you can apply directly online

Disabled persons

To apply for a disabled persons' Freedom Pass, please contact the City of London Corporation on 020 7332 1224.


    Taxicard scheme

Taxicard is a scheme that provides subsidised travel for people who have a serious mobility impairment that makes using public transport difficult.

Taxicard holders make journeys in licensed London taxis and private hire vehicles, and the subsidy applies directly to each trip.

To apply for a Taxicard, you can call 020 7332 1224 and request an application or email the Contact Centre.

Alternatively, you can download an application form directly from London Taxicard.


    Dial-a-Ride service in the City of London

If you are disabled and can't use public transport, Dial-a-Ride is a free, door-to-door service that is great for getting out and about.

This is a free service. However, to use this service you will need to become a member

To find out more, including how to apply, visit the TFL website.

Blue Badges and City of London Red Badges

    Blue Badge parking permit

Parking spaces in the City of London for people with registered disabilities can be found in the parking section of the website.

Download a Blue Badge application form (200KB).

The City of London also runs its own Red Badge scheme. This allows residents and workers in the City with registered disabilities to receive parking dispensations within the City or Square Mile.

You can also download a Red badge application form (200KB).

Congestion Charge exemption

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you are eligible for a full exemption on the central London Congestion Charge.

Visit the TFL website for more information.