You can ask to change the start date of a Congestion Charge, the vehicle, or both the start date and vehicle.
There is a £2.50 charge for all amendments.
You can request a refund on monthly or annual charges either for the full amount or for any unused days in the future. You can only request a refund on a weekly charge on or before the charge start date.
We don't refund daily Congestion Charges or charges for dates in the past.
To request a refund you will need the:
There is a £10 administration charge to process a refund whatever the amount.
Rather than request a low value refund, it may be better to amend the charge to another vehicle or date. We don't offer refunds on future daily charges but it is possible to amend them.
If you are clinically assessed as too ill to travel to an appointment on public transport you may be eligible to claim back the Congestion Charge from your treating hospital.
You can get a refund from your NHS organisation if you use your vehicle for official business and claim travel expenses. Your NHS organisation must be registered with us.
To get a refund you must:
1. Be using your vehicle to carry:
2. Be responding to an emergency when on call. This includes locums and agency staff.
You'll have to pay the full £11.50 Congestion Charge for your journey and reclaim the money from your NHS organisation. We'll reimburse the NHS organisation.
If you paid your charge using the Congestion Charge Autopay service the £10.50 daily charge will be credited to your account after you have submitted your claim to the NHS organisation.
You can get a refund from your employer if you're a fire fighter employed by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) and use your vehicle to travel on official business.
You'll have to pay the full £11.50 charge for your journey and then reclaim the money from your employer. We'll reimburse LFEPA.
If you paid your charge using the Congestion Charge Autopay service the £10.50 daily charge will be credited to your account after you have submitted your claim.