Claim VAT relief on an adapted motor vehicle

Use this customer declaration (form VAT1615A) to claim VAT relief on adapted motor vehicles for disabled wheelchair or stretcher users, charities and eligible bodies.



You can use this form to claim relief from VAT if you (or for whom the vehicle is being purchased) meet all of the 4 following conditions when purchasing the adapted motor vehicle:

  • you’re normally a wheelchair user
  • it’s only purchased for personal and domestic use
  • your vehicle has been permanently and substantially adapted to meet your requirements
  • you haven’t (since 1 April 2017) obtained a VAT free vehicle under this relief in the past 3 years
Published 1 April 2017