Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme

If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021.

Apply online at GOV.UK


Dial-a Ride

Download the Social car scheme & Dial-a-ride application form 

Apply online for Social car scheme & Dial-a-ride

Once completed please make your payment of £20 by either;

Sending a cheque made payable to Braintree District Council to:

Community Transport,
Braintree District Council,
Causeway House,
Bocking End,

Or by calling 01376 557883 to pay with a debit card between the hours of 10.00 and 15.30 Monday to Friday

How much does it cost?

Membership costs £20.00 per year.

What the Scheme provides

If you live in the district Dial-a-Ride can help you access your local community and its services.

  • Get to and from any local health related appointment
  • Local shopping
  • Visiting friends and family
  • Clubs
  • Day Centres
  • Anywhere locally you want to go

How it works

  • Each journey costs £3.50 for up to 5 miles or 70p per mile if your journey is over 5 miles
  • Fares are payable in cash and receipts are available on request
  • The service operates Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17.00
  • Journeys must be requested at the latest the day before travel is required
  • There is no upper limit to the amount of journeys you can book however all requests are driver and vehicle dependent
  • Journeys can be booked as far ahead as desired

The minibuses are specially equipped, have low level entry steps, hand rails and a tail lift.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us on 01376 557883 or email us where our friendly staff will be happy to help.