The Blue Badge Parking Scheme
The Blue Badge Parking Scheme (parking badges for disabled
people) provides parking concessions both nationally and in Europe,
for people with a permanent and substantial disability, whether the
person is the driver or the passenger. You can download a
leaflet free of charge on
Rights and Responsibilities (PDF 2 MB) of the scheme. The
scheme does not apply to off-street car parking.
On receipt of your application, an assessment of eligibility will
be completed. Should your application be successful you will be
required to pay a fee of £10 before your badge can be ordered. We
will contact you following the assessment to inform you of the
outcome and request payment of the fee by credit or debit card.
No payment will be taken until the badge has
Renewing a Blue Badge
If you are a current Blue Badge holder and your badge is due to
expire, you will need to complete a new application. This will need
to be submitted to continue to receive the benefits of the scheme.
Reapplying or renewing a badge is easy and can be done online at
any time at www.gov.uk/apply-blue-badge by
completing the application form, please note that reassessment will
form part of your renewal application.
When will I receive my
The delivery times below are following receipt
of your application and all supporting evidence.
Please note for a quicker delivery
of your pass all supporting documents can be sent via email to this
quoting the reference number that you will receive once you have
completed your online application.
Once you have completed your application and
all supporting evidence has been received you can expect to receive
your Blue Badge within 10 days if you have applied online.
If you have applied via post and all
supporting evidence has been received you can expect to receive
your Blue Badge within 28 days.
Help us improve our service to you
Once you have completed your application for a Blue Badge, please
take a few moments to return to this page and tell us about your
experience by completing our short
Customer Satisfaction Survey
This page was last reviewed 25 April 2014 at 15:42.
The page is next due for review 22 October 2015.