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Enabling Transport Subsidy (previously known as 'VWOTS')

The Enabling Transport Subsidy supports eligible Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents with disabilities who need to use dedicated transport provided by the Social Service Agencies (SSAs) to access the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC), Special Education (SPED) schools, Day Activity Centres (DACs), Sheltered Workshops (SWs) and Special Student Care Centres (SSCCs).

Enhancement to the Voluntary Welfare Organisation Transport Subsidy (VWOTS) Scheme for Persons with Disabilities

From 1 July 2022, the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will increase subsidies under the Voluntary Welfare Organisation Transport Subsidy (VWOTS) Scheme, to reduce transport costs for persons with disabilities who take dedicated transport to attend Special Education (SPED) Schools and community-based programmes. The VWOTS will also be renamed the 'Enabling Transport Subsidy'.

 

Overview

  • The Scheme​ provides up to 80% subsidy for transport fees.​
  • The amount of subsidy depends on:
    • Whether applicants are Singapore Citizen or Permanent Residents;
    • Per capita monthly household income (PCHI);
    • Whether applicants are wheelchair users or ambulant; and
    • Transport fees


Who Can Apply

  • Persons with disabilities on transport services provided by SSAs and are attending Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC), Special Education (SPED) schools, Day Activity Centres (DACs), Sheltered Workshops (SWs) and Special Student Care Centres (SSCCs); and
  • From families with a per capita monthly household income of $2,800 and below for Singapore Citizens, or $2,000 and below for Permanent Residents.


How to Apply


More Information

For more information on the Enabling Transport Subsidy, please visit the frequently asked questions.

Have additional enquiries? Contact SG Enable or call 1800-8585-885.