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Taxi Subsidy Scheme

The Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) is for persons with permanent disabilities who are medically certified as unable to take public transport, and totally dependent on taxis for travel to school, work, or employment-related training supported by SG Enable.

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Overview

Persons with disabilities can apply ​for the means-tested subsidy for taxi travel for the purpose of school, work or employment-related training supported by SG Enable. The approved subsidy percentage applies to the total fare for each trip (which covers additional charges such as booking fees, peak period surcharges and ERP charges).

The subsidy amounts will depend on:

  • Whether applicants are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents;
  • Per capita monthly household income (PCHI); and
  • Distance travelled between home and school/ work/ training.


Who can Apply

  • Persons with disabilities who are medically certified as being unable to take public transport and totally dependent on taxis for travel to school, work or employment-related training supported by SG Enable;
  • From families with a per capita monthly household income of $2,800 or below, and are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents;
  • Currently schooling, working or attending employment-related training supported by SG Enable; and
  • Not currently owning any motor vehicles


How to Apply

Persons interested to apply for the Taxi Subsidy Scheme may submit their application as follows:

  1. Online via eService (Applicant's SingPass required)
    Login to SingPass

  2. By Email
    Submit the completed application form together with all supporting
    documents in one attachment to tss@sgenable.sg.

  3. By Post
    SG Enable - Taxi Subsidy Scheme
    20 Lengkok Bahru
    #01-01
    Singapore 159053

Required documents:

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  • Taxi Subsidy Scheme Application Form (Click to Download)

  • Copy of Applicant's NRIC (Front and Back) or Birth Certificate (where applicable)
    For Applicant < 21 years old

  • Copy of Parent / Guardian's NRIC (Front and Back)

  • A passport-size colour photograph of the applicant:

    1. Taken within the last three months;

    2. Clearly showing the full front view of face, with sufficient lighting against a white background;

    3. If submitting online, photo resolution must be 240 x 320 pixels

  • Copy of Bank Book / Bank Statement showing the bank name, account number and account payee name in full

  • Completed Means Test Declaration Form
    Note: You do not need to submit if you have been means tested within the past one year. If you are unsure on the validity of your means test, please complete a new form.

  • Completed Travel Purpose Verification (Part 2 of Application Form)
    Note: Please request the school / employer / training provider to provide the required details applicable to you.

  • Completed Medical Assessment Report (Part 3 of Application Form)
    Note: Please request the Medical Professional to complete the relevant sections in the report that is applicable to you depending on your disability condition. There will be no refund of any costs / fees incurred to apply for the scheme.


Application Processing Time

The application will be processed within 15 working days upon complete document submission. The TSS Card will be sent out within 2-4 weeks upon final approval. (Note: Issuance of the TSS Card is only applicable to approved applicants utilising the Taxi Subsidy Scheme for school and/or work.)


More Information

For more information on the Taxi Subsidy Scheme, please visit the frequently asked questions.

Have additional enquiries?  Contact SG Enable at tss@sgenable.sg or call 1800-8585-885.