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Ford Accessibility Reimbursement

There are Two Types of Funding for Adaptive Equipment

Get a Maximum of


Adaptive Equipment Reimbursement77




for Alert Hearing Devices, Lumbar Support or Running Boards88

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Driving Independence Starts Here

From needs assessment, to vehicle and equipment choice, to financial assistance, the Ford Accessibility Program was designed to guide you every step of the way.

Do you qualify?

Here are 3 key steps to getting a maximum $1,000 reimbursement1:

Step 1

Purchase a Ford Vehicle That Fits Your Accessibility Needs
Visit your Ford Dealer and select the right vehicle for you.
Your dealer can facilitate transport, modification and
equipment installation.

Step 2

Order Adaptive Equipment
Purchase the adaptive equipment you need from a modifier,
including QVMs (Qualified Vehicle Modifiers).

Step 3

Submit These Receipts to Your Ford Dealer
  • Vehicle Bill of Sale (must include the VIN)
  • Paid Adaptive Equipment Invoice (must include the VIN)
Your reimbursement check will be mailed to you two to four weeks after your Ford Dealer submits the reimbursement claim.
Check Your Eligibility

We want you to achieve the maximum reimbursement based on your individual needs. We also want to make the process as simple and straightforward as possible. Check eligibility requirements below:

Customer Eligibility
The customer must be the end-user of the vehicle that requires installation.
Adaptive Equipment Eligibility
These types of adaptive equipment are eligible for reimbursement, but are not limited to:

  • Carriers
  • Parking Brakes
  • Door Openers
  • Power Assist Seats
  • Hand Controls
  • Steering Devices
  • Lifts
  • Wheelchair Restraints
Vehicle Eligibility
Eligible Vehicles include new model Ford or Lincoln Cars, Vans, CUVs, SUVs or Trucks sold or leased during the program period and/or a new vehicle acquired from a U.S. Ford Pool Converter. Used vehicles are not eligible.
Modification Eligibility
The following items are not eligible for reimbursement:
  • Modification and equipment for used vehicles
  • Equipment available as a factory option
  • Running boards, lumbar seats and power door openers when available from the factory
Additional Information
Some equipment not typically thought of as adaptive equipment will require additional documentation to be deemed eligible. Examples include: assist handles, keyless entry, keyless ignition switch, lumbar support, headrest adjustment, pedal extensions, power seats, remote liftgate opener, running boards, seat belt extenders, seat modifications and special mirrors.

You will be notified if additional documentation is required. If so, you will need a certified medical professional to clearly describe your special needs and why the equipment in question is required.
1. With the purchase or lease of an eligible new Ford or Lincoln vehicle. See your Ford or Lincoln dealer for complete details. Total not to exceed $1,000.
2. When not available as a factory option.