Only those people that have a long term disability and thus unable to walk or severely sight impaired are eligible to get the facility of taxicard. One must, however, be able to use black taxis and have access to telephone or taxis and should be living in the participating Boroughs to get a taxi card.
How to Use the Service
You book the trip online or via telephone for a (black taxi) and pay the flat fare decided by your Borough. The remaining charges of the trip are heavily subsidized by your Borough.
How to Apply and Receive a Taxicard
In order to apply for a taxicard, get an application form by clicking here. The application form varies from Borough to Borough. You have to fill in the application form, attach required documents and then send to the Council as instructed. The taxicard will be sent to you after a few weeks with a detailed guideline.
London Councils Taxicard Section, 59½ Southwark St, SE1 0AL, UK
How to use the Taxicard/Terms & Conditions
For information like using the card, costs and terms and condition, click here
How to Get to London Councils
From the London Bridge tube station move southwest on Borough High St/A3 toward Bedale St and take a slight right onto Southwark St/A3200. The London Councils office will be on your left. View Map
The nearest bus stop is Great Guildford St Southwark St (Stop BM). You can reach this bus stop using 381, N343,N381 and RV1. Move east on Southwark street toward A300 to reach the London Councils.