Please note this fund is now closed.
The Scottish Government have announced a one off Taxi/Private Hire Driver Support Fund of £1,500.
This is available to Taxi/Private Hire Drivers licensed by Glasgow Licensing Authority who meet the eligibility criteria below.
This fund will be administered by Glasgow City Council.
If you have a Taxi/Private Hire Driver's Licence in another local authority, you can only apply to one local authority for a Grant.
Please note eligibility will depend on the following:
Who is eligible:
Who cannot apply:
Application should be made using the Online Application Form completing all parts of the form that applies to you.
Please have the undernoted documents ready for submitting with your application when applying.
Please read the eligibility criteria above before applying.
We aim to pay all grants within 4 weeks of the date of receipt of a fully completed application.
The information provided by you on your application will be used by Glasgow City Council in order to process your application. It may be shared with other outside agencies in the interests of preventing fraud.
Please be advised that if any fraudulent claims are found, Glasgow City Council will seek recovery of overpayments, including pressing criminal charges, where necessary and may refer the matter to the Licensing and Regulatory Committee which could result in the suspension or revocation of your Licence.